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Canon EOS 400D User Manual

Canon EOS 400D User Manual

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Sections

  • Item Check List
  • Conventions Used in this Manual
  • Contents at a Glance
  • Handling Precautions
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Nomenclature
  • Getting Started
  • Recharging the Battery
  • Installing and Removing the Battery
  • Installing and Removing the CF Card
  • Mounting and Detaching a Lens
  • How to Shoot
  • Switching the LCD Monitor Screen
  • Menu Operations and Settings
  • Before You Start
  • Basic Shooting and Image Playback
  • 1 Fully Automatic Shooting
  • 1 Full Auto Techniques
  • 2 Shooting Portraits
  • 3 Shooting Landscapes
  • 4 Shooting Close-ups
  • 5 Shooting Moving Subjects
  • 6 Shooting Portraits at Night
  • 7 Disabling Flash
  • j Using the Self-timer
  • x Image Playback
  • Advanced Shooting Techniques
  • d: Program AE
  • Z: Changing the ISO SpeedN
  • Using the Built-in Flash
  • E: Changing the AF ModeN
  • 2Select the AF point
  • S Selecting the AF PointN
  • i Continuous ShootingN
  • 3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality
  • 3 Selecting a Picture StyleN
  • More Advanced Techniques
  • s: Action Shots
  • f: Changing the Depth of Field
  • a: Manual Exposure
  • 8: Automatic Depth-of-Field AE
  • Setting Exposure CompensationN
  • Setting exposure compensation
  • 3 Auto Exposure BracketingN
  • 3 Customizing the Picture StyleN
  • 3 Defining a New Picture StyleN
  • 3 Setting the Color SpaceN
  • A AE LockN
  • A FE LockN
  • B: Setting the White BalanceN
  • 3 White Balance CorrectionN
  • Preventing Camera Shake
  • Handy Features
  • 3 Silencing the Beeper
  • 3 CF Card Reminder
  • 3 Setting the Image Review Time
  • 3 Set the Auto Power-off Time
  • 3 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness
  • 3 File Numbering Method
  • 3 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images
  • B Checking Camera Function Settings
  • 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN
  • 3 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically
  • 3 Setting Custom FunctionsN
  • 3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer
  • 3 Automatic Sensor Cleaning
  • 3 Appending Dust Delete DataN
  • 3 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual”N
  • Image Management
  • x Searching for Images Quickly
  • u/y Magnified View
  • 3 Rotating the Image
  • 3 Auto Playback
  • Displaying the Images on TV
  • 3 Protecting Images
  • L Erasing Images
  • Shooting information display
  • Shooting Information Display
  • Printing Images
  • Preparing to Print
  • wPrinting with PictBridge
  • A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct
  • Trimming the Image
  • Easy Printing
  • 3 Print Ordering
  • 3 Direct Printing with DPOF
  • Reference
  • External Speedlites
  • R Wireless Remote Control
  • Using a Household Power Outlet
  • Replacing the Date/Time Battery
  • Menu Settings
  • Function Availability Table
  • When Autofocus Fails
  • Troubleshooting Guide
  • Error Codes
  • Error code
  • System Map
  • Specifications
  • Index

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL is a highperformance, digital single-lens reflex camera with a 10.10-megapixel imaging sensor. The camera provides many features such as Picture Styles to enhance your photographic expression, fast autofocus for moving subjects, shooting modes for beginners as well as advanced users, and direct printing. Also, the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit removes dust adhering to the sensor.

Get to know your camera while shooting
This manual explains how to shoot various subjects and scenes for both beginners and advanced users. With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have captured. While reading this manual, take pictures as instructed and check the results. This is how you can learn to use the camera and better enjoy photography. To prevent botched pictures and accidents, read the Safety Warnings (p.10,11) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).

Test the Camera Before Using
After shooting, playback and check the image whether it has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded on the card or be read by a personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable.

Copyrights
Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.

Web site to learn and enjoy photography
http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/enjoydslr/index.html

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Item Check List
Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. The accessories included can also be checked in the System Map (p.164).
Camera: EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL
(includes eyecup, body cap, and installed battery for the date/time clock)

Lens: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
(includes lens cap, dust cap) *Lens Kit only.

Power Source: Battery Pack NB-2LH (with protective cover) Charger: Battery Charger CB-2LW/CB-2LWE
*CB-2LW or CB-2LWE is included.

Power Cord for Battery Charger *For CB-2LWE. 2 Cables Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Video Cable VC-100 Strap: EW-100DBII (with eyepiece cover) 2 CD-ROMs EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (bundled software) Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Pocket Guide
Quick start guide to shooting.

EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL Instruction Manual
(this booklet)

Software Guide
Gives an overview of the bundled software and explains the software installation procedure.

Warranty Card of Camera Warranty Card of Lens *Lens Kit only.
* Be careful not to lose any of the above items. * The CF card (for recording images) is not included. Please purchase it separately.

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or 16 sec.**) Indicates the reference page number. the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons. : Problem-solving advice. and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor. The <V> and <U> icons indicate the cross keys. Basic Assumptions * All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <1>. respectively after you let go of the button. 4 . * It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default. 9 or 8 indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec. : Warning to prevent shooting problems. 0. In this manual. * For explanatory purposes. The M icon on the upper right of the page indicates that the function is available only in the Creative Zone modes (p.Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual The <6> icon indicates the Main Dial. : Supplemental information. dials.6 II lens..5-5. The 3 icon indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the <M> button and changing the setting. About (p. the instructions show the camera attached with an EF-S18-55mm f/3. The <0> icon indicates the SET button. About the Symbols : Tip or advice for better shooting. 6 sec..20).

.............................37 3 2 Basic Shooting and Image Playback 39 4 Fully Automatic Shooting ..........................54 Changing the AF Mode ...........................................................................................................................26 Installing and Removing the CF Card ..........................................................12 Quick Start Guide..............................50 5 6 3 Advanced Shooting Techniques 51 7 Program AE..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Contents Introduction Item Check List ...............................34 Menu Operations and Settings............................................................................................52 Changing the ISO Speed ............................31 Switching the LCD Monitor Screen ............................................................................................................60 Selecting a Picture Style ...........................................49 Image Playback..................................................43 Shooting Landscapes.................................................................................44 Shooting Close-ups................................................................................................................................30 How to Shoot.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................16 1 1 Getting Started 23 2 Recharging the Battery ..............................47 Disabling Flash........14 Nomenclature.....................................35 Before You Start...........................................................53 Using the Built-in Flash ..............................................................................................8 Handling Precautions ...............................................................................59 Setting the Image-Recording Quality .....................................................................................................................................48 Using the Self-timer.......................................................28 Mounting and Detaching a Lens ............45 Shooting Moving Subjects..........................................................................3 Conventions Used in this Manual..................................................................................................................................................40 Full Auto Techniques ..63 8 5 ................................................................................................................................................57 Continuous Shooting.....................56 Selecting the AF Point......................24 Installing and Removing the Battery ....................................................................4 Contents at a Glance ..............42 Shooting Portraits..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................46 Shooting Portraits at Night ............................................................................................................

.... 71 Automatic Depth-of-Field AE ...................................................................... 111 Appending Dust Delete Data .............. 94 CF Card Reminder . 66 Changing the Depth of Field............................................................................ 101 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer ................. 73 Setting Exposure Compensation ............................ 88 Preventing Camera Shake .................................... 83 AE Lock ........................................................................................... 98 Checking Camera Function Settings................................................................................................................ 94 Setting the Image Review Time ....................Contents 4 More Advanced Techniques 65 Action Shots ............................................................................................................... 101 Setting Custom Functions ........... 74 Auto Exposure Bracketing ............................ 86 White Balance Correction...................................................................................... 84 FE Lock ...... 72 Changing the Metering Mode ....................................... 90 5 Handy Features 93 Handy Features ............................................................................................................................ 76 Customizing the Picture Style................................................................................................................. 114 6 ................................................................................................ 96 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images............................................................ 107 Automatic Sensor Cleaning ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 85 Setting the White Balance .............................................................................. 100 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically ............ 94 Set the Auto Power-off Time ....... 95 File Numbering Method ............................................................................................................. 94 Silencing the Beeper ........... 78 Defining a New Picture Style .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 95 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness ......................................................................................................... 81 Setting the Color Space ....................................................................................................................................................................... 112 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual” ..... 68 Manual Exposure ...... 99 Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings..............................................................................................................................

.......................................................Contents 6 Image Management 115 Searching for Images Quickly ........116 Magnified View...............................................................154 Replacing the Date/Time Battery .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................143 Print Ordering...........161 Error Codes................................................................121 Protecting Images ............................................................155 Menu Settings ........122 Erasing Images ...................................................123 Shooting Information Display ..................120 Displaying the Images on TV ..............................................................................................................................................142 Easy Printing ............................156 Function Availability Table ....................149 3 4 8 Reference 151 5 External Speedlites .......................................................................................................................129 Printing with PictBridge ........................................144 Direct Printing with DPOF ..............................................................................................139 Trimming the Image ......176 6 7 8 7 ..............118 Rotating the Image..........................................................................................................................................................................164 Specifications ..............................160 Troubleshooting Guide...........................................................................................152 Wireless Remote Control .............................................................................................153 Using a Household Power Outlet .......................................................................................................................................................................................119 Auto Playback .................................................................124 1 2 7 Printing Images 127 Preparing to Print .....................................................................................................................................................163 System Map ....................................................................132 Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct..........................................................................................158 When Autofocus Fails ......................................................166 Index .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

39 .43. 86) p.49 (j Self-timer) Take a picture of myself in a group Freeze the action Take a blurred action shot p.68 (f Aperture-priority AE) Adjust the image brightness (exposure) p.66 (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the background Keep the background in sharp focus p. 83. 59 (i Continuous shooting) p.74 (Exposure compensation) Shoot under low light Shoot without flash p.40.Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically Shoot continuously p.60 (73. 46.63 (Selecting a Picture Style) p.71 (Bulb exposure) Photograph fireworks at night Image Quality Change the image effects p. 54 (Flash photography) p.48 (7 Flash Off) p. 1) p.48 (Basic Zone modes) p.60 (76.64 (Monochrome) Make a large size print of the picture Take many pictures Take black-and-white or sepia photos 8 .

50 (x Playback) p.57 (S AF point selection) p.116 (H Index display) Prevent important images from accidental deletion p.122 (K Image protect) Delete unnecessary images View the images on a TV set Set the LCD brightness p.127 (Direct printing) 9 .46. 56 (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images with the camera Search for pictures quickly p.123 (L Delete) p.Fn-1-4) p.103 (C.95 (LCD Brightness) Printing Print pictures easily p.121 (Video OUT) p.Focusing Change the point of focus Select the AF point quickly Shoot a moving subject p.

This is to prevent fire or an explosion. Be careful not to get burned in the process. Do not apply heat or apply solder to the battery pack or back-up battery.) • When disposing of a battery pack or back-up battery. heat generation. • During the recharging. It can deform the cord or melt the insulation and cause a fire or electrical shock.Do not use any batteries. deforms. Do not use any home-made or modified batteries. • Keep the back-up battery away from children. It may impair the person’s vision. skin. or emits smoke or fumes.104°F). Also.Do not short-circuit. flush the affected area with lots of clean water without rubbing it. smoke. • If excessive heat. This is to prevent electrical shock. and material damage. See a physician immediately. 10 . Do not mix new and old or different types of batteries. remove the battery pack and disconnect the power plug. connecting cables. . . . do not exceed the recharging time. • If the battery pack or back-up battery leaks. • Do not use the equipment where there is flammable gas. It can cause blindness or skin problems. etc. skin. or fumes are emitted during battery pack recharging. and explosions. chemical leakage. This is to prevent an explosion or fire. power sources. remove it immediately. • Do not leave any cords near a heat source.Do not insert any foreign metallic objects into the electrical contacts of the camera.Do not install the battery pack or back-up battery in reversed polarity (+ –). and fire. consult a physician immediately. Preventing Serious Injury or Death • To prevent fire. • Prevent any battery leakage from contacting your eyes. When using flash to photograph an infant. .Safety Warnings Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent injury. keep at least 1 meter away. or modify the battery pack or back-up battery. keep the equipment away from the reach of children. and clothing. and accessories not specified in this booklet. (Battery chemicals may harm the stomach and intestines. or clothing. death. And do not subject the battery pack or back-up battery to strong physical shock. • Do not fire the flash at someone driving a car. excessive heat.Do not recharge the battery pack outside the allowable ambient temperature range of 0°C . Do not expose the battery pack or back-up battery to fire or water. If the battery leakage contacts your eyes. If a child swallows the battery. immediately unplug the battery charger from the power outlet to stop the recharging and prevent a fire. follow the safeguards below: .40°C (32°F . • Do not fire the flash near a person’s eyes. It may cause an accident. disassemble. insulate the electrical contacts with tape to prevent contact with other metallic objects or batteries. changes color. The cord can accidentally choke the child or give an electrical shock. • Before storing the camera or accessory when not in use. accessories.

promptly remove the battery pack and back-up battery. 11 . Also do not twist or tie the cords. Doing so may trap heat within and cause the casing to deform or catch fire.When unplugging a power plug. grasp and pull the plug instead of the cord. If the product does not work properly or requires repair. . benzene. • Before using the camera inside an airplane or hospital. This is to prevent fire and electrical shock.• If you drop the equipment and the casing breaks open to expose the internal parts. the dust on the power outlet may become moist and short-circuit the outlet to cause a fire. follow the safeguards below: . • Do not look at the sun or an extremely bright light source through the camera or lens. • Occasionally unplug the power plug and use a dry cloth to clean off the dust around the power outlet. • If you drop the camera in water or if water or metal fragments enter inside the camera. If the surrounding is dusty. or oily. Otherwise. .Always insert the power plug all the way in. • Do not cover or wrap the battery-recharging apparatus with a cloth. High-voltage internal parts can cause electrical shock. This is to prevent fire and electrical shock. the lens may concentrate the sun’s rays and cause a fire. contact your dealer or your nearest Canon Service Center. • Do not carry the camera around while it is attached to a tripod.Do not handle a power plug with wet hands. • Do not use or leave the battery pack or back-up battery in a hot environment. humid.Do not use a cord whose insulation has been damaged. The equipment may become hot and cause skin burns. . . Doing so may damage your vision. Preventing Injury or Equipment Damage • Do not leave equipment inside a car under the hot sun or near a heat source. The battery pack or back-up battery can also become hot and cause skin burns. cut. • Do not leave a lens or lens-attached camera under the sun without the lens cap attached. or excessively bend the cord or put a heavy object on the cord. do not touch the internal parts due to the possibility of electrical shock. Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard.Do not connect too many power plugs to the same power outlet. Electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the plane’s instruments or the hospital’s medical equipment. check if it is allowed. or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. Doing so may cause injury. • To prevent fire and electrical shock. • Do not use paint thinner. . • Do not store the equipment in dusty or humid places.Do not scratch. The neck strap can accidentally choke the child. Doing so may cause battery leakage or a shorter battery life. • Keep the camera from the reach of small children. • Do not disassemble or modify the equipment. Also make sure the tripod is sturdy enough to support the camera and lens.

Corroded contacts can cause camera misoperation. press the shutter button a few times once in a while to check that the camera is still working. remove the lens. If condensation forms on the camera. Do not leave the camera in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight. Even while the camera is in storage. well-ventilated location. reflex mirror. Do not touch the camera’s electrical contacts with your fingers. Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a magnet or electric motor. If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot coming up. If you accidentally drop the camera into water. viewfinder. Also avoid using or leaving the camera near anything emitting strong radio waves such as a large antenna. The camera contains precision electronic circuitry. do not use the camera. Use a blower to blow away dust on the lens. and wait until the condensation has evaporated before using the camera. To prevent condensation. Avoid storing the camera where there are corrosive chemicals such as a darkroom or chemical lab.Handling Precautions Camera Care This camera is a precision instrument. The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. Strong magnetic fields can cause camera misoperation or destroy image data. This is to prevent the contacts from corroding. For stubborn dirt. condensation may form on the camera and internal parts. If there is condensation. High temperatures can cause the camera to malfunction. test all its functions before using the camera. and focusing screen. If the camera has been exposed to salty air. If the camera is suddenly brought in from the cold into a warm room. If the camera has not been used for an extended period. remove the battery and store the camera in a cool. take the camera to the nearest Canon Service Center. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. If the camera will not be used for an extended period. Never attempt to disassemble the camera yourself. wipe with a well-wrung wet cloth. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. CF card and battery from the camera. have the camera checked by your Canon dealer or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working properly. 12 . promptly consult your nearest Canon Service Center. Do not use cleaners that contain organic solvents to clean the camera body or lens. dry. This is to avoid damaging the camera. first put the camera in a sealed plastic bag and let it adjust to the warmer temperature before taking it out of the bag.

attach the lens caps or put down the lens with the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens surface and electrical contacts. Do not spill any liquid onto the CF card..99% effective pixels. are not a malfunction. They do not affect the images recorded.Handling Precautions LCD Monitor Although the LCD monitor is manufactured with very high precision technology with over 99. or humid locations. Always store your CF cards in a case to protect the data stored on them. Lens Electrical Contacts After detaching the lens from the camera. Do not drop the CF card or subject it to vibration. screen burn-in may occur where you see remnants of what was displayed. etc. this is only temporarily and will disappear when the camera is left unused for a few days. Do not store or use the CF card near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a TV set. Doing so can warp the cards and make them unusable. the images recorded on the CF card might be lost. Doing so could damage the images recorded on them. However. If the LCD monitor is left on for a prolonged period. speakers. CF Card The CF card is a precision device. Do not store the CF card in hot. Do not bend the card or subject it to any excessive force or physical shock.01% or less pixels. dusty. or magnet. Otherwise. there might be a few dead pixels among the remaining 0. Dead pixels displaying only black or red. Also avoid places prone to having static electricity. Do not leave the CF card in direct sunlight or near a heat source. Contacts 13 .

align it with the white index on the camera. (p.28) Face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera.30) When attaching an EF-S lens. Attach the lens. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. For other lenses. (p. see page 24. (p. (p.31) The current camera settings appear on the LCD monitor. align it with the red index.26) To recharge the battery. Set the power switch to <1>.Quick Start Guide 1 2 3 4 5 14 For EF-S lens For EF l ens Insert the battery.30) Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card. . (p.

Quick Start Guide

6 7 8 9

Set the Mode Dial to <1> (Full Auto). (p.40)
All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically.

Focus the subject. (p.33)
Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus the subject.

Take the picture. (p.33) Press the shutter button completely to take the picture.

Review the picture on the LCD monitor. (p.94)
The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. on the LCD monitor.

The camera setting display on the LCD monitor turns off automatically when you put your eye near the eyepiece. To view images captured so far, see “Image Playback” (p.50). To delete an image, see “Erasing Images” (p.123).

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Nomenclature
The parts indicated in bold are used up to the “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” section.
Mode Dial (p.20) Power switch (p.31) Power lamp (p.31) Flash-sync contacts <6> Main Dial (p.4) Shutter button (p.33) Hot shoe (p.152) <V> Focal plane mark (p.45) Strap mount (p.22) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam (p.54/104) EF Lens mount index (p.30) EF-S Lens mount index (p.30)

Red-eye reduction/ Self-timer lamp (p.55/49) Remote control sensor (p.153) Grip Mirror (p.91,114) Contacts (p.13) Lens mount

<D> Flash button (p.54) Terminal cover Lens release button (p.30)

Depth-of-field preview button (p.70) Lens lock pin

EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II lens
Focusing ring (p.58) Hood EW-60C (optional) mount Zoom ring Video OUT terminal (p.121) Remote control terminal (p.90) 58 mm filter thread (front of lens) Digital terminal (p.107,130) Focus mode switch (p.30) Lens mount index (p.30) Contacts (p.13)

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Nomenclature

Eyecup (p.153) Viewfinder eyepiece Display-off sensor (p.101) <l> Print/Share button (p.108/143) <B> Camera setting display on/off/ Info/Trimming orientation button (p.34,99/50,124/142) <M> Menu button (p.35) <C> Jump button (p.117) <x> Playback button (p.50) <L> Erase button (p.123) LCD monitor (p.34) <i/Q> Drive mode selection button (p.49,59) Tripod socket Access lamp (p.29) Cross keys (p.35) <WZ> ISO speed set button (p.53) <XB> White balance selection button (p.86) <Yq> <ZE> Metering mode selection button (p.73) AF mode selection button (p.56) CF card slot (p.28)

Dioptric adjustment knob (p.31) <O> Aperture/Exposure compensation button (p.71/74) <A/I> AE lock/ FE lock button/ Index/Reduce button (p.84/85/116/118,142) <S/u> AF point selection/ Enlarge button (p.57/118,142)

CF card slot cover (p.28)

DC cord hole (p.154) Battery compartment cover release lever (p.26) Battery compartment cover (p.26) <0> Setting button/<A> Picture Style selection button (p.35/63)

CF card eject button (p.28)

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Nomenclature Camera Setting Display Shutter speed Shooting mode White balance Q Auto W Daylight E Shade R Cloudy Y Tungsten light U White fluorescent light I Flash O Custom White balance correction Custom Function White balance bracketing Image-recording quality 73 Large/Fine 83 Large/Normal 74 Medium/Fine 84 Medium/Normal 76 Small/Fine 86 Small/Normal 731 RAW+Large/Fine 1 RAW Metering mode q Evaluative metering w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Aperture AEB ISO speed Flash exposure compensation Drive mode u Single shooting i Continuous shooting Q Self-timer/ Remote control Red-eye reduction Beeper Shots remaining Shots remaining during WB bracketing Self-timer countdown Monochrome shooting AF mode X One-Shot AF 9 AI Focus AF Z AI Servo AF g Manual Focusing AF point selection Battery check zxcn The display will show only the settings currently applicable. 18 .

19 . Burst <2> White balance correction Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator <y> Flash exposure compensation Shutter speed FE lock (FEL) Busy (buSY) Built-in flash recycling (DbuSY) Aperture CF card full warning (FuLL CF) CF card error warning (Err CF) No CF card warning (no CF) The display will show only the settings currently applicable.Nomenclature Viewfinder Information AF point display indicator < > Focusing screen AF points <A> AE lock AEB in-progress <D> Flash-ready Improper FE lock warning <e> High-speed sync (FP flash) <d> FE lock/FEB in-progress <o> Focus confirmation light Max.

d s f a : Program AE (p.48) 20 .52) : Shutter-priority AE (p.40) Image Zone 2 : Portrait (p.46) 6 : Night Portrait (p.68) : Manual exposure (p.72) Full Auto Basic Zone All you do is press the shutter button.44) 4 : Close-up (p.43) 3: Landscape (p. Fully automatic shooting for specific kinds of subjects. 1: Full Auto (p.71) 8 : Automatic Depth-of-field AE (p.66) : Aperture-priority AE (p.Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial has the Basic Zone modes and Creative Zone modes. Creative Zone These modes give you more control over the result.47) 7: Flash Off (p.45) 5: Sports (p.

21 . overheating.Nomenclature Battery Charger CB-2LW Power plug Battery pack slot index Recharge lamp Battery pack slot This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.164). Using such incompatible adapters may result in fire. or electrical shock.8-8. 50/60 Hz. Battery Charger CB-2LWE Battery pack slot Recharge lamp Power cord Power cord socket Do not use any AC adapters or compact power adapters other than the ones (rated input: 100-240 V AC.1 V DC) shown on the system map (p. rated output: 7.

Then pass it through the strap’s buckle as shown in the illustration. the shooting information is incorporated to optimize the print output. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Corporation in the United States and other countries. Exif Print is a standard that enhances compatibility between digital cameras and printers.0 and Exif 2. (p. Pull the strap to take up any slack and make sure the strap will not loosen from the buckle. All other corporate and product names and trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respective owners. Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation.153) Eyepiece cover Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. * This digital camera supports Design rule for Camera File System 2. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer.21 (also called “Exif Print”). 22 .Attaching the Strap Pass the end of the strap through the camera’s strap mount eyelet from the bottom. The eyepiece cover is also attached to the strap.

Getting Started This chapter explains preliminary steps and basic camera operations. 1 23 .

While pressing down the battery. Recharging starts automatically and the recharge lamp turns orange. Connect the power cord to the charger and insert the plug into the power outlet. To detach the battery. 24 . the recharge lamp will turn green. Battery pack slot index CB-2LW 3 For CB-2LWprongs and recharge Flip out the the battery. CB-2LWE For CB-2LWE Connect the power cord and recharge the battery. Insert the prongs into a power outlet. battery.Recharging the Battery 1 Remove the cover. slide it in the direction of the arrow. As shown by the arrow. It takes about 90 minutes to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery. flip out the battery charger’s prongs. follow the above procedure in reverse. When the battery is fully recharged. 2 Attach the battery’s front edge with the Align the battery charger’s index line.

Use the battery in an ambient temperature range of 0°C . replace the battery. an ambient temperature of 10°C .104°F. Store the battery with the cover attached. 25 . detach it and unplug the charger from the power outlet. The time required to recharge the battery depends on the ambient temperature and battery’s power level.30°C / 50°F . To attain best battery performance. battery performance and operation time may temporarily decrease. remove the battery. a small amount of power current is released. You can attach the cover in a different orientation to indicate whether the battery has been recharged or not. purchase a plug adapter for that country. If the battery is exhausted. Do not use the battery charger to recharge any battery other than Battery Pack NB-2LH. In cold locations such as snowy areas. Using it with a nonCanon battery charger or product may result in malfunction or accidents for which Canon cannot be held liable.86°F is recommended. If the battery is left in the camera for a prolonged period. When not using the camera. The battery charger is compatible with a 100 V AC to 240 V AC 50/60 Hz power source. An unused charged battery will still gradually lose its power over time. Do not attach any voltage transformer to the battery charger. attach the cover so that the battery-shaped hole < > is aligned over the blue seal on the battery. Do not recharge the battery for longer than 24 hours (to avoid degrading the battery performance).40°C / 32°F . If the battery has been recharged. attach the cover in the opposite orientation. If the shape of the prongs is different. Replace the battery with a new one. Battery Pack NB-2LH is dedicated to Canon only.Recharging the Battery Tips for Using the Battery and Charger Recharge the battery on the day before or on the day it is to be used. The battery charger can also be used in foreign countries. resulting in excess discharge and shorter battery life. If the battery becomes exhausted quickly even after being fully charged. Doing so can damage the battery charger. Storing the battery after it is fully charged can lower the battery’s performance. After recharging the battery.

Installing and Removing the Battery
Installing the Battery

1

Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Insert the battery. the battery Insert the end with
contacts. Insert the battery until it locks in place.

3 Close the cover.until it snaps shut. Press the cover

Checking the Battery Level
When the power switch is set to <1> (p.31), the battery level will be displayed: z : Battery level OK. x : Battery level is slightly down, but adequate power remains. c : Battery will be exhausted soon. n : Battery must be recharged.

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Installing and Removing the Battery

Battery Life
Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F No Flash 500 370

[Approx. number of shots]

Shooting Conditions 50% Flash Use 360 280

The figures above are based on a fully-charged NB-2LH and CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing criteria. The actual number of shots may be fewer than indicated above depending on the shooting conditions. Pressing the shutter button halfway for long periods or operating only the autofocus can also reduce the number of possible shots. The lens operation is powered by the camera’s battery. Using certain lenses can reduce the number of possible shots.

Removing the Battery

1

Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Remove the battery. lever as shown Slide the battery lock
by the arrow and remove the battery. To prevent shorting, be sure to attach the protective cover to the battery.

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Installing and Removing the CF Card
The captured image is recorded onto the CF card (optional). Although the thickness is different between the Type I and Type II CF cards, either one can be inserted into the camera. The camera is also compatible with Microdrive (hard disk-type) and CF cards with 2 GB or higher capacity.

Installing the Card

1
Label side

Open the cover.
Slide the cover as shown by the arrow to open it.

the CF 2 Insertshown incard. As the illustration, face
the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Inserting the CF card in the wrong way may damage the camera. The CF card eject button will stick up.

CF card eject button

3 Close the cover.and slide it in the Close the cover
direction shown by the arrow until it snaps shut. When you set the power switch to <1>, the number of remaining shots will be displayed on the LCD monitor.
Shots remaining The shots remaining depends on the remaining capacity of the CF card, image recording quality, ISO speed, etc.

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written. Make sure the access lamp is off. · Shaking or banging the camera around. On the menu. If you use a such a card.Installing and Removing the CF Card Removing the Card 1 Access lamp Open the cover. Press The CF card will come out.96) If a CF card-related error is displayed. (p. read. if you set [z Shoot w/o card] to [Off]. do not do any of the following. Set the power switch to <2>. · Opening the CF card slot cover. If the CF card already contains recorded images. the image number might not start from 0001. A blinking access lamp indicates that data is being transferred. Compared to CF cards. Check that “Recording. hard disk-type memory cards are more vulnerable to vibration and physical shock. It may also damage the CF card or camera..” is not displayed on the LCD monitor. be careful not to subject the camera to vibration or physical shock especially while recording or displaying images. it will prevent shooting without a CF card.. · Removing the battery. 2 Removethe CF card eject button. see page 38. While the access lamp is lit or blinking. or erased on the CF card. Doing so may damage the image data. (p. the CF card. Close the cover.94) 29 . then open the cover.

30 . EF lens mount index lens. When attaching or detaching the lens. turn the lens as shown by the arrow. lens. then detach it.Mounting and Detaching a Lens Mounting a Lens 1 EF-S lens mount index Remove the caps. Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrow. When attaching a lens other than an EF-S lens. set the focus mode 3 On the to <AF> (autofocus). 2 Attach theEF-S lens with the camera’s Align the white EF-S lens mount index and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it clicks in place. Detaching the Lens While pressing the lens release button. Turn the lens until it stops. 4 Remove the front lens cap. align the lens with the red EF lens mount index. autofocus will not operate. switch If it is set to <MF> (manual focus). take care to prevent dust from entering the camera through the lens mount.

How to Shoot Power Switch The camera can operate only after the power switch is turned on.95) If you set the power switch to <2> while the image is being recorded to the CF card. Adjusting the Viewfinder Image By adjusting the viewfinder to suit your eyesight. When the power switch is turned on or off. (p.] will be displayed and the power will turn off after the CF card finishes recording the image. the camera turns off automatically after about 30 seconds of non-operation. Turn the dioptric adjustment knob. and the camera turns on. You can change the auto power-off time with the menu’s [c Auto power off] setting. To save battery power. the < > icon is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that self-cleaning sensor system is operating. 31 . using Dioptric Adjustment Lens E (10 types. optional) is recommended. just press the shutter button... Turn the knob left or right so that the nine AF points in the viewfinder look sharp. To turn on the camera again. [Recording . <2>: The camera is off and does not operate. Set to this position when not using the camera. If the camera’s dioptric adjustment still cannot provide a sharp viewfinder image. you can see a sharp viewfinder image even without eyeglasses. <1> : The power lamp lights.

Put one foot slightly forward to further steady your body. Press your arms and elbows toward the front of your body. Press the shutter button lightly with your index finger on your right hand. 5. Hold the bottom of the lens barrel with your left hand. 32 .How to Shoot Holding the Camera To obtain sharp images. Horizontal shooting Vertical shooting Holding the Camera 1. Hold the camera grip with your right hand. hold the camera still to minimize camera shake. 6. 3. Put your eye over the viewfinder as close as possible (the LCD monitor turns off). * The LCD monitor cannot be used as a viewfinder for shooting. Steadying the Camera 4. 2.

How to Shoot

Shutter Button
The shutter button has two steps. You can press the shutter button halfway. Then you can further press the shutter button completely.

Pressing halfway
This activates autofocusing (AF) and automatic exposure (AE) that sets the shutter speed and aperture. The exposure setting (shutter speed and aperture) is displayed in the viewfinder. (0)

Pressing completely
This releases the shutter and takes the picture.

Preventing Camera Shake Camera movement during the moment of exposure is called camera shake. Camera shake can cause blurred pictures. To prevent camera shake, note the following: · Hold and steady the camera as shown on the previous page. · Press the shutter button halfway to autofocus, then press the shutter button completely.

If you press the shutter button completely without pressing it halfway first or if you press the shutter button halfway and then press it completely immediately, the camera will take a moment before it takes the picture. No matter what state the camera is in (image playback, menu operation, image recording, etc.), you can return to shooting instantly just by pressing the shutter button halfway (except during direct printing and while the direct image transfer screen is displayed).

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Switching the LCD Monitor Screen
The LCD monitor can display the camera settings screen, menu screen, image, etc.

Camera Settings
Displayed when the camera is turned on. When your eye goes to the viewfinder eyepiece, the display-off sensor turns off the LCD monitor automatically. This prevents the bright LCD monitor from interfering with your view. The LCD monitor turns on again when your eye leaves the viewfinder eyepiece. While the menu screen or image is displayed as shown below, you can instantly return to the camera settings screen (shown on the left) by pressing the shutter button halfway. Pressing the <B> button turns the display on or off.
If you look at the viewfinder while wearing sunglasses, the LCD monitor might not turn off automatically. In such a case, press the <B> button to turn off the monitor. If a fluorescent light is nearby, the LCD monitor might turn off. If this happens, take the camera away from the fluorescent light.

Menu Screen

Captured Image

Appears when you press the <M> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

Displays when you press the <x> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

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Menu Operations and Settings
By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the image recording quality, the date/time, LCD monitor brightness, etc. While looking at the LCD monitor, you use the <M> button, <S> cross keys, and <0> button on the camera back.

<M> button <C> button LCD monitor

<0> button <S> Cross keys

Shooting 2 menu* Shooting 1 menu Tab

Playback menu Set-up 1 menu Set-up 2 menu

Menu items

Menu settings

* The [m] tab is not displayed in Basic Zone shooting modes such as Full Auto. Icon Color Red Blue Yellow Category Description

z/m x c/b

Shooting menu Shooting-related menu Playback menu Image playback-related menu Set-up menu Camera’s basic function settings

To change the menu tab, press the <C> button. When a Basic Zone mode is set, there are menu items which will not be displayed. You can also use the <6> dial to select menu items or playback images. A list of menu functions is on page 156.

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If the tabs are highlighted. tab. key to Press the <V> or <U> select the setting. you can also press the <U> key to select a tab. <0> to menu. 3 Select athe <V> key to select the Press menu item. Press the <M> button to display the menu. 2 Select athe <C> button to select a Press menu tab.Menu Operations and Settings Menu Setting Procedure 1 Display the menu. The explanation of menu functions hereinafter assumes that you have pressed the <M> button to display the menu screen. menu item. 4 Select the menu setting. 36 .) the setting. then press <0>. 6 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the camera setting display. 5 SetPress desiredset it. (Some settings require you to press either the <V> or <U> key to select it.

Under the [b] tab. 1 Select [Date/Time]. The language will change.Before You Start 3 Choose the Interface Language 1 Select [Language]. then press <0>. The Language screen will appear. then press <0>. Press <0> to confirm the date/time and return to the menu. select [Date/ Time]. the the <S> key to select desired language. It is important to set the correct date/time because it will be recorded together with each captured image. 37 . select [Language].to select the the <U> key date or time number. then press <0>. set the correct date and time. Press the <V> key to select the correct numeral. the 2 SetPress date and time. the 2 SetPress desired language. The Date/Time screen will appear. If necessary. 3 Setting the Date and Time Check if the camera’s date and time are set correctly. Under the [c] tab.

Even protected images will be erased. 2 Format the CF card. 38 . If the error persists. Remove and reinstall the CF card. then press <0>. When discarding the card. then press The CF card will be formatted (initialized). When the formatting is completed. Under the [c] tab.Before You Start 3 Formatting the CF Card For a new CF card or a CF card previously formatted by another camera or personal computer. use a different CF card. transfer all the images and then format the card. 1 Select [Format]. destroy the card physically to prevent the data from being stolen. the menu will reappear. format the card with this camera. only the file management information is changed. The actual data is not completely erased. <0>. Select [OK]. there is a problem with the CF card. Formatting a CF card will erase everything in the card. The confirmation dialog will appear. The CF card’s capacity displayed on the card format screen may be lower than the capacity indicated on the card. When the card is formatted. Keep this in mind when giving the memory card to another person or discarding it. Or. The card may then return to normal. if you can transfer all the images in the CF card to a personal computer. so make sure there is nothing you need to keep. If a CF card-related error message is displayed on the LCD monitor. transfer the recorded data to a personal computer before formatting the card. select [Format]. If necessary.

all you do is point and shoot and the camera sets everything automatically.Basic Shooting and Image Playback This chapter explains how to use the Basic Zone modes on the Mode Dial for best results and how to playback images. to prevent botched pictures due to mistaken operations. With the Basic Zone modes. Also. camera settings cannot be changed in the Basic Zone modes. 2 Full Auto Ba s ic Zone 39 . The settings (functions set automatically) which cannot be set by the user are grayed out.

and focus will generally be achieved at the AF point covering the closest object. and Press the shutter button the lens will move to focus. All the AF points will operate. The dot inside the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly in red. If the built-in flash has popped up. At the same time. The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. the built-in flash will popup automatically. halfway. push it back down with your fingers. Focus confirmation light picture. 2 Aim any AF point over the subject. 3 Focus the subject. on the LCD monitor. the beeper will sound and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light.1 Fully Automatic Shooting AF point 1 Set the Mode Dial to <1>. 4 Take thethe shutter button completely to Press take the picture. Aiming the center AF point over the subject will make focusing easier. 40 . If necessary.

and a shadow was created by the lens. To assist the autofocusing. As long as the AF point covering the desired subject flashes. the focus looks soft. the flash may pop up to help reduce harsh shadows on the subject. For a backlit subject. the flash popped up. The subject was too close to the camera. When I focus the subject and then zoom up and take the picture. the built-in flash fired a series of flashes. Set the focus mode switch to <AF>. The subject should be within 5 meters/16.160) If you are too close to the subject. the camera does not focus.1 Fully Automatic Shooting FAQ The focus confirmation light <o> blinks and focus is not achieved. This is called AF-assist beam.) It indicates that the camera is focusing continuously on a moving subject. Although flash was used. If you want to zoom. 41 . (The focus confirmation light <o> also does not light. pressing the shutter button halfway may trigger the built-in flash to fire a series of flashes. Sometimes multiple AF points flash simultaneously. the picture came out dark. The beeper continues to beep softly. (p. remove it before taking the flash picture. move away and try again. do it before focusing. When flash was used.) While the beeper is beeping. If a hood (optional) has been attached to the lens. you can press the shutter button completely to shoot a moving subject in focus.4 feet from the camera. When the focus mode switch on the lens is set to <MF> (Manual Focus). Aim the AF point over a part having good contrast between light and dark. you can take the picture. Pressing the shutter button halfway will not focus the subject. the bottom part of the picture came out unnaturally dark.3 feet away from the camera. It is effective up to approx. 4 meters/13. In low light. The subject was too far away. then press the shutter button halfway. Although it is daylight. (The focus confirmation light <o> does not light. Turning the zoom ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus slightly. The subject should be at least 1 meter/3. This indicates that focus has been achieved at all those AF points.1 feet away.

You can then recompose the shot and press the shutter button completely to take the picture. press the shutter button completely.1 Full Auto Techniques Recomposing the Shot Depending on the scene. if the subject moves (distance to camera changes) during or after you focus. while you press the shutter button halfway to focus a still subject. the focus will be locked. In the <1> (Full Auto) mode. the AI Servo AF will take effect to focus the subject continuously. position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. 42 . Shooting a Moving Subject In the <1> (Full Auto) mode. As long as you keep aiming the AF point on the subject while pressing the shutter button halfway. the focusing will be continuous. When you want to take the picture. This is called focus lock. Focus lock is also possible in other Basic Zone modes (except <5>).

Move in closer if necessary. 3 shots/sec.2 Shooting Portraits The <2> (Portrait) mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out. the more blurred the background will look. dark background. use the telephoto end to fill the frame with the subject from the waist up. If you have a zoom lens. the built-in flash will pop-up automatically. the better. The further the distance between the subject and background. Shooting Tips The further the distance between the subject and background. (Approx. you can shoot continuously to obtain different poses and facial expressions. The subject will also stand out better in front of a plain. 43 . If you hold down the shutter button.) If necessary. It also makes flesh tones and the hair look softer than with the <1> (Full Auto) mode. Focus the face. Check that the AF point covering the face flashes in red. Use a telephoto lens.

(p. and to have everything in focus from near to far. When using a zoom lens. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. set the Mode Dial to <6> and use a tripod. use the wide-angle end. The greens and blues also become more vivid and sharp than with <1> (Full Auto). night scenes. better than at the telephoto end. This will have objects near and far in focus. Since the built-in flash will be disabled. Shooting night scenes. It also adds breadth to landscapes. If you want to photograph a person against a night scene.3 Shooting Landscapes Use the <3> (Landscape) mode for wide scenery. For night scenes. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens. this mode is also good for night scenes.47) 44 .

Move to the subject as close as possible.9ft>. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink..4 Shooting Close-ups When you want to photograph flowers or small things up close. use the <4> (Close-up) mode. stand out better. If you are too close to the subject. move away from the subject. With a zoom lens. A simple background makes the flower. use the telephoto end. Some lenses have indications such as <40. Check the lens for its minimum focusing distance. the built-in flash will fire. Shooting Tips Use a simple background. If you have a zoom lens.28m/0. The lens minimum focusing distance is measured from the <V> (focal plane) mark on the camera to the subject. etc. If you are too close to the subject and the bottom of the picture looks dark (due to the lens barrel obstructing the flash). To make small things appear much larger. use a macro lens (optional). Under low light. using the telephoto end will make the subject look larger. 45 .

use the <5> (Sports) mode. press the shutter button completely. Use the center AF point to focus. Shooting Tips Use a telephoto lens. then press the shutter button halfway to auto focus. Hold the camera steady and shoot. During autofocusing. 3 shots per sec. continuous shooting (max. the viewfinder’s shutter speed display on the lower left will blink. Aim the center AF point over the subject. When you want to take the picture. approx. If focus cannot be achieved.5 Shooting Moving Subjects To photograph a moving subject whether it be a child running or an auto race. the beeper will continue beeping softly. 46 . Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. Using a telephoto lens is recommended so you can shoot from afar. While holding down the shutter button. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink.) and autofocusing will take effect.

For night scenes. shooting also with <1> (Full Auto) is recommended. Shoot also with <1> (Full Auto).6 Shooting Portraits at Night To shoot someone at night and obtain a natural-looking exposure in the background. Keep the person within 5 meters/16.4 feet from the camera. 47 . Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens and a tripod. set it to the wide-angle end to obtain a wide night view. the self-timer lamp will flash after the picture is taken. Since camera shake is prone to occur with night shots. use the <6> (Night Portrait) mode. use a tripod to prevent camera shake.4 feet from the camera. Under low light. If the self-timer is also used. the built-in flash will fire automatically to obtain a good exposure of the person. The effective distance of the built-in flash is 5 meters/16. If you use a zoom lens.

take care to prevent camera shake. 48 . If the person moves during the exposure. If you have a zoom lens. he or she might look blurred in the picture. Hold the camera steady or use a tripod. the viewfinder’s shutter speed display will blink. Shooting Tips If the numeric display in the viewfinder blinks.7 Disabling Flash In places where flash photography is prohibited. use the wide-angle end to reduce blur due to camera shake. Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. Taking portraits without flash. This mode is also effective for candlelight scenes when you want to obtain the candlelight effect. the person must not move until the picture is taken. use the <7> (Flash Off) mode. Under low light.

2 Select <Q>. Cancelling the self-timer Press the <iQ> button and press the <U> key to select a mode other than <Q>. press the <iQ> button. 3 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. and the shot will be taken about 10 sec. The self-timer can be used in any shooting mode. During the self-timer operation. Press the <U> picture. the self-timer lamp will blink. Do not stand in front of the camera when you press the shutter button to start the self-timer. To cancel the self-timer after it starts.j Using the Self-timer Use the self-timer when you want to be in the picture. key to select <Q>. the beeping will be faster and the selftimer lamp will stay on. When using the self-timer to shoot only yourself. Doing so will throw off the focus. use focus lock (p. Use a tripod when you use the self-timer. the LCD monitor counts down the seconds until the picture is taken. 49 . The beeper will sound. later. Two seconds before the picture is taken.42) for an object at about the same distance as where you will be. 1 Press the <iQ> button.

To view images starting with the first (oldest) image. 50 . image. 125. see page 115. press the <Z> key.x Image Playback The easiest way to playback images is explained below. For more details on image playback methods. Press the <B> button to switch the display format. 1 Playback the image. 3 Exit the the <x> button to return to Press the camera setting display. press the <Y> key. When you press the <x> button. the last captured image will be displayed. image playback. 2 Select theimages starting with the last To view image. Single image display (with basic info) Shooting information display Single image display (no shooting info) * For more details on shooting information. see pages 124.

In the <d> (Program AE) mode. The difference between the Basic Zone modes and <d> is explained on page 158.Advanced Shooting Techniques In the Basic Zone modes. 3 51 . * <d> stands for Program. the camera sets the shutter speed and aperture automatically to obtain the standard exposure. most functions are set automatically and cannot be changed to prevent spoiled shots. * AE stands for Auto Exposure. In the <d> (Program AE) mode. you can set various functions and be more creative.

picture. This is called Program AE.6 (For example.53) or use the flash (p. if the lens focal length is 55mm. Shooting Tips Check the shutter speed in the viewfinder. either increase the ISO speed (p.d: Program AE To obtain a good exposure of the subject.1/ 4000 sec.6 is 80 so the reciprocal of 1/ 80) is the minimum shutter speed required to prevent camera shake. The program can be shifted. if the shutter speed is slower (lower number) than the reciprocal of the lens focal length multiplied by 1. When you press the shutter button halfway. The darker it is. (Program shift) After pressing the shutter button halfway. If the shutter speed is slower than this. A slower shutter speed is more likely to result in camera shake. 52 . the camera sets the exposure (shutter speed and aperture) automatically.54).). the lower the number (slower shutter speed) will be. either increase the ISO speed (p. The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. In very low light or very bright light.53) or use flash (p. 55 x 1. on the LCD monitor. decrease the ISO speed. In bright light. turn the <6> dial to change the shutter speed and aperture setting combination (program). the bottom of the viewfinder will display the shutter speed from 30" to 4000 (30 . 1 Set the Mode Dial to <d>. In low light. as shown in the figure. 2 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. the exposure setting will blink when you press the shutter button halfway. As a general rule.54).

ISO Speed Guide ISO Speed 100/200 400/800 1600 Normal (No flash) Sunny outdoors Overcast skies. select the Press the <S> key to desired ISO speed. evening Night or dark indoors See page 54 Flash Range Using a high ISO speed or shooting in high-temperature conditions may result in slightly grainy images. high ISO speeds. [ISO speed] will appear. With ISO 800 or 1600. camera shake is less prone to occur than with the Basic Zone modes. the ISO speed will be set automatically within ISO 100 .Z: Changing the ISO SpeedN Set the ISO speed (imaging sensor’s sensitivity to light) to suit the ambient light level. when you increase the ISO speed (higher number) for low light. or long exposures may cause irregular colors in the image. For example. then press the shutter button halfway.400 to match the respective light level. 53 . High temperatures. The effective range of the flash will also increase. In the Basic Zone modes. 2 Select the ISO speed. 1 Press the <WZ> button. a faster shutter speed can be used and camera shake will be less prone to occur. The flash range will also be longer.

2 1 .30.1/200 sec.8 1 .5 1 . In the bottom left check that the <D> icon is lit. 54 .3 / 3.3 / 3.48. In the <d> mode.3 .15.1 1 .) will be set automatically to prevent camera shake. 1 Press the <D> button.0 / 3.3 .3 / 3.2.9.6.8 1 .5.3 .7 1 .7.3 .3 .3 .21.3 / 3.3 / 3.1 1 .8 1 .5 If you shoot 20 images with flash at short intervals.30. While the flash is recycling.10.7 1 .3 / 3.3 .13.5 1 .3 .7 1 .10.4 / 3.3 1 . In Creative Zone modes.34. 2 Press the shutterof the viewfinder. the flash might stop operating.2.4.3.Using the Built-in Flash In indoors.4.3 / 3.10. or backlit conditions.9. When focus is achieved and you press the shutter button completely.7. If you press the shutter button halfway and “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder (and [BUSYD] on the LCD monitor).15.3 .3 .3 .9 / 3.2 / 3. . button halfway.3.7 / 3. and [BUSYD] is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder. the shutter speed (1/60 sec.3.6 II EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 / 3.24. [Approx.9 1 . This is to protect the flash unit.6.3 .42.21.3 . low light.6. the flash will fire for the picture.3 .4 1 .1 1 .6 IS USM Wide angle: 18mm Telephoto: 55mm Wide angle: 17mm Telephoto: 85mm 1 .17.21.1 1 .15.10.3 . in meters / feet] EF-S18-55mm f/3.6 / 3.5 1 .3.3 1 .12.3 . You can then use flash again.4.3 .9.6 / 3. just pop-up the built-in flash and press the shutter button to take flash pictures. you can press the <D> button anytime to take flash pictures.14.3 .6 / 3.5-5.7.4 1 .30.3 / 3.3 .6 / 3.3 .5 / 3. 3 Effective Flash Range ISO speed 100 200 400 800 1600 Take the picture. wait until the display turns off.5 / 3.

the viewfinder display on the bottom right will gradually turn off. Using Red-eye Reduction Using the red-eye reduction lamp before taking a flash picture can reduce red eye. If the exposure setting in the viewfinder blinks in bright light. decrease the ISO speed. Shooting under low light can cause blur due to camera shake. Then when you press the shutter button completely. the red-eye reduction lamp will light.3 feet away from the subject. The red-eye reduction feature is most effective when the subject looks at the red-eye reduction lamp. and when you go closer to the subject. When you press the shutter button halfway. Red-eye reduction can be set in any shooting mode except <3> <7> <5>. If the lens hood (optional) is attached or if you are too close to the subject. increase the ISO speed. For important shots. take the picture after this display turns off. A higher ISO speed increases the effective range or distance of the flash. the picture will be taken. when the room is well lit. select [Red-eye On/Off] and press <0>. Shooting without the built-in flash. The effectiveness of red-eye reduction varies from subject to subject. Under the [z] tab.Using the Built-in Flash Shooting Tips If the subject is far away. check the image on the LCD monitor to make sure the flash exposure looks good (not dark at the bottom). Hold the camera as still as possible or use a tripod. Set it to [On]. 55 . In bright light. When you press the shutter button halfway. For best results. then press <0>. Detach the lens hood and keep at least 1 meter/3. the bottom portion of the picture might turn out dark. decrease the ISO speed.

the focus will be locked. 56 . the camera will focus in the same way as One-Shot AF. [AF mode] will appear. 1 Press the <ZAF> button. When you press the shutter button halfway. 3 Focusthe AF point over the subject and Aim press the shutter button halfway. the focus and exposure setting will be adjusted continuously. When you press the shutter button halfway. 2 Select the AF mode. animals. the subject. Then if the subject starts to move. the camera will focus only once. Selecting the Best AF Mode One-Shot AF Ideal for still subjects and snapshots.E: Changing the AF ModeN You can change the AF mode to suit different subjects such as group photos. and sports. AI Focus AF This is for subjects moving unpredictably. You can then recompose the shot if desired. to select the AF Press the <U> key mode. The camera will then autofocus in the selected AF mode. AI Servo AF Geared for sports photography and other moving subjects. the camera switches to AI Servo AF and focuses continuously. such as animals. While you hold down the shutter button halfway. While you hold down the shutter button halfway. * AI stands for Artificial Intelligence.

all the AF points are active. Generally. With the <d> (Program AE). automatic AF point selection will be set. Therefore. the AF point covering the closest subject will be selected to focus.to select the AF Press the <S> key point. 57 . you can select one AF point to focus where you want. <s>. 2 Select the AF point. While looking at the viewfinder. the camera sometimes may not the focus the subject you want. <f>. 3 Focus the selected AF point over the Aim subject and press the shutter button halfway to focus. (9) The selected AF point is indicated on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. you can select the AF point by turning the <6> dial until the desired AF point flashes in red.S Selecting the AF PointN In the Image Zone modes. Pressing <0> toggles the AF point selection between the center AF point and automatic AF point selection. the subject. 1 Press the <S> button. and <a> modes. When all AF points light up.

Manual Focusing 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>. the other AF points will continue to focustrack the subject automatically. high-precision focusing takes effect with the center AF point. the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light. <MF> stands for Manual Focus. you can then recompose and the face will remain sharp. If you focus the eyes first. To make it easier to focus a moving subject. select and use the center AF point. lens focusing Focus by turning the Focusing ring ring until the subject looks sharp in the viewfinder.8. use One-Shot AF and focus the eyes. set the camera to automatic AF point selection and AI Servo AF. If it is difficult to focus. with a fast lens from f/1. The center AF point focuses the best among the nine AF points. First use the center AF point to focus. If you press the shutter button halfway during manual focusing. If the subject moves away from the center AF point. <AF> stands for Auto Focus. 58 .S Selecting the AF PointN Shooting Tips When shooting a portrait up close.0 to f/2. Also. 2 Focus the subject.

key to select <i>. 59 . the camera will focus only once during continuous shooting. the continuous shooting speed may become slower depending on the subject and the lens used. Shooting Tips Also set the AF mode to match the subject.i Continuous ShootingN Up to about 3 shots per sec. This indicates that the camera’s buffer memory is full and shooting cannot continue. focusing will be continuous during continuous shooting. Flash can also be used. 1 Press the <iQ> button. 3 The camera shoots continuously while you hold down the shutter button fully. the continuous shooting speed will be slower. Press the <U> Take the picture. In the AI Servo AF mode. you can start shooting again. 2 Select <i>. Moving subject: When AI Servo AF is set. When you press the shutter button halfway and “buSY” is not displayed. wait a few seconds before resuming. If “buSY” is displayed in the viewfinder. can be taken. This is effective for shooting your child running toward you and capturing the different facial expressions. Since the flash will require recharging time. Still subjects: When One-Shot AF is set.

) 76 86 73 83 1 74 1+73 84 17.9in. Under the [z] tab. Select the recording quality while thinking about the capacity of the CF card to be used. Select the image-recording quality. etc.) A4 (29. 14.8x12.8x3. 60 .3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality Set the recording quality to suit the intended image size for printing. 5. select [Quality] and press <0>.8x10cm/5.7cm/7. Guide to Image-recording Quality Settings Quality 73 83 74 84 76 86 1 1+73 High quality Medium quality Low quality High quality Pixels Approx. Also see “Guide to Imagerecording Quality Settings” below and “FAQ” on the next page.0in.1 million Possible Shots 128 248 215 409 374 708 48 26 Paper size A3 (42x29.7x8. * Except for the 1 mode.1 million Approx.3 million Approx. Set it to the desired recording quality such as [73].5 million Approx. 10.5x11. The figures (**** x ****) displayed on the upper right is the actual pixel count (horizontal x vertical) for the respective quality setting. 2.7in. 10.7x21cm/ 11. [Quality] will be displayed. the JPEG is used to record the image in all the recording-quality modes.7cm/16. then press <0>.0x5.3in. Note that the recording quality will also affect the number of shots the CF card can record. * Applies to a 512MB CF card.

select 83. Be careful not to shoot without a CF card in the camera. 6. Which recording quality is recommended? You have to take into consideration the capacity of the CF card. For example. How large is the file size of one image? See “File size” on page 166. Depending on the shooting conditions. 4: Medium. The possible shots displayed is only an estimate. 7. If 8 is selected. Or. 4. and 6 indicate the image size. In other image-recording quality modes. the number normally indicated as “9” on the bottom right of the viewfinder will display a lower number. but more images can be saved to the CF card. The 7 image has higher image quality. When do I use the 1 mode? RAW images require processing with your personal computer. the size of the paper for printing the image. the image-recording quality other than 1 and 1+73 can be selected. 1+73: 8 shots. 61 . When the maximum burst is 8 or lower.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality FAQ What’s the difference between 3. For details. and 6: Small. Note that this number will also be displayed even when no CF card is installed in the camera. you may be able to take more shots than was indicated. if you use a 512MB CF card to take 100 shots. you might be able to take fewer shots than indicated. the maximum burst will be higher than 73. and the number of shots you plan to take. 4. How many shots can be taken continuously? (Maximum burst) 73: 27 shots. What is the shooting capacity with CF cards other than 512MB? Format the CF card and check the number of possible shots on the LCD monitor. the image quality will be slightly lower. select the highest image quality 73. 1: 10 shots. see “About 1” and “About 1+73” on the next page. 7 (Fine) and 8 (Normal) indicate the image quality based on the data compression rate. 3: Large. select 74. and 8? 3. Set the recording quality in both the Basic Zone and Creative Zone modes respectively. Can the image-recording quality also be selected in the Basic Zone modes? Yes. I took more shots than the number of possible shots indicated. If it will be A4 size. Or if you use a 256MB CF card to shoot 80 shots and want to print on A3-size or larger paper.

RAW is effective when you want to create your own art or shoot an important subject.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality About 1 1 is the raw data before it is made into a 73 and other images. you can view it as is on a personal computer without the bundled software or print it as is. The two images are saved to the CF card. About 1+73 1+73 records both a RAW image and JPEG image with a single shot. or even sepia toning. With 1+73.JPG 62 . Also. you can change the white balance without degrading the image quality. if you took the picture with the wrong white balance (explained in Chapter 4). The RAW image’s extension is “CR2”. Since the 73 image is recorded as a processed image.CR2 0001. Although RAW images require software like Digital Photo Professional (provided) so they can be displayed on the computer. You can distinguish between them with the image type or extension. and the 73 image’s extension is “JPG”. the two images are saved with the same file number in the same folder. 1 image 73 image 0001. For example. they also offer flexibility for image adjustments possible only with RAW. monochrome. Note that RAW images will not work with direct printing or DPOF. you can use the software to change the Picture Styles (see next page) freely to create various versions of the same image: Landscape-type colors. with a RAW image.

Effective for impressive landscapes. By changing the [Color tone] (p.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN By selecting a Picture Style.79). you can obtain the desired image effects matching your photographic expression or the subject. 2 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. Effective for close-ups of women or children. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <2>. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <3>. 63 . Landscape For vivid blues and greens. picture. Portrait For nice skin tones. sharp. Picture Style Effects Standard The image looks vivid. and very sharp and crisp images. This is a general-purpose Picture Style suitable for most scenes. Press the <V> key to select the desired Picture Style. you can adjust the skin tone. Neutral This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. The image looks slightly sharp and crisp. Press <0> and [Picture Style] will appear. For natural colors and subdued images. 1 Select [Picture Style]. The picture will be taken with the selected Picture Style applied. and crisp.

Monochrome For black-and-white photos. If you want to later shoot pictures in color.81) for [Portrait]. User Def. etc. 1-3 You can register your own Picture Style settings (p. the color is adjusted colorimetrically to match the subject’s color. Other than with RAW. 64 . When [Monochrome] is selected. Any User Defined Picture Style which has not been set will have the same settings as the Standard Picture Style.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN Faithful This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. make sure the [Monochrome] setting has been canceled. the black-and-white photo cannot be reverted to color. When the subject is photographed under a color temperature of 5200K. [Landscape]. The image is dull and subdued. <0> will appear on the LCD monitor.

Except for <8>. starting with “Changing the Metering Mode” explains the methods to adjust the exposure and the Picture Styles. 4 65 . all the shooting modes can be used in combination with the functions introduced in Chapter 3. The second half of this chapter. The first half of this chapter explains how to use the <s> <f> <a> <8> modes on the Mode Dial.More Advanced Techniques This chapter builds on the previous chapter and introduces more ways to shoot creatively. All the functions introduced in this chapter can also be used with the <d> (Program AE) mode introduced in Chapter 3.

the picture will be taken at the selected shutter speed. However. About the Shutter Speed Display The LCD monitor displays the shutter speed as a fraction. 3 Take theyou focus and press the When shutter button completely. Frozen action Blurred action 1 Set the Mode Dial to <s>. the desired shutter speed. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets a faster shutter speed. picture. “0"5” indicates 0. Also. 66 .s: Action Shots You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the <s> (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * <s> stands for Time value. and turning it to the left sets a slower one.5 sec. and “15"” is 15 sec. the viewfinder displays only the denominator. 2 SetSee “Shooting Tips” for advice on setting the shutter speed.

Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/500 sec. If the exposure will be too dark. The flash sync speed can be set from 30 sec. If the exposure will be too bright. If you press the shutter button halfway and change the shutter speed while the aperture is displayed. hold it steady to prevent camera shake. Follow the moving subject through the viewfinder and press the shutter button to take the picture. to 1/200 sec. To blur a running child or animal giving the impression of fast movement. If this happens. to 1/4000 sec. Use a tripod to prevent camera shake. Use a medium shutter speed such as 1/60 sec. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a faster shutter speed or decrease the ISO speed. Set the shutter speed so that the aperture display does not blink in the viewfinder. If this happens. Use a slow shutter speed such as 1/5 sec. the lowest aperture value will blink. to 1/15 sec. How to blur a flowing river or water fountain. the aperture display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). If you exceed the adjustable aperture range. 67 . to 1/250 sec. the aperture display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a slower shutter speed or increase the ISO speed. Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set automatically.s: Action Shots Shooting Tips To freeze the action or moving subject. If you use a telephoto lens. the highest aperture value will blink.

the sharper the picture will look with a wider depth of field. * <f> stands for Aperture value which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens. set the Mode Dial to <f> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). 68 . 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. The picture will be taken with the selected aperture. The apertures displayed will differ depending on the lens. 2 SetThe higher the aperture value. Blurred background Sharp foreground and background 1 Set the Mode Dial to <f>. “00” will be displayed for the aperture. the desired aperture. the smaller the aperture opening will be. About the Aperture Display The larger the f/number. If no lens is attached to the camera. picture.f: Changing the Depth of Field To obtain a blurry background or to make everything near and far look sharp.

If the picture will be too bright. but also the lens and subject distance. note that camera shake can occur in low light scenes. Since wide-angle lenses have a wide depth of field. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a lower aperture value or increase the ISO speed. If this happens. increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod. A farther subject will have a wider depth of field. the 4000 (1/4000 sec. On the other hand. Under low light. the shutter speed display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained. In such cases. If the picture will be too dark.) shutter speed display will blink. The depth of field depends not only on the aperture. And the closer the subject. you need not set a high aperture value to obtain a sharp picture from the foreground to the background. the narrower the depth of field.) shutter speed display will blink. A higher aperture value will make the shutter speed slower. Set the aperture so that the shutter speed display does not blink in the viewfinder. If you exceed the adjustable shutter speed range. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value or decrease the ISO speed. the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec. the 30" (30 sec. 69 . If you press the shutter button halfway and change the aperture while the shutter speed is displayed. the shutter speed display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). a telephoto lens has a narrow depth of field. If this happens.f: Changing the Depth of Field Shooting Tips When using a high aperture value.

Then turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value and see how the depth of field changes. When you want to see the effect of the current depth of field. 70 . The shutter speed will set automatically between 30 sec. To prevent slow-speed sync. to suit the scene’s brightness. keep it steady to prevent camera shake. and the background is exposed with a slow shutter speed set automatically. Using a tripod is recommended. select the lowest aperture value and while holding down the depth-of-field preview button. Both the subject and background look properly exposed (automatic slow-speed flash sync). If you are handholding the camera. access the [b Custom Function (C. speed in Av mode] (p.f: Changing the Depth of Field Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set. Depth-of-Field PreviewN Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. the main subject is exposed with the automatic flash. look at the viewfinder. . In low light.1/ 200 sec. (fixed)]. You can check the depth of field (range of acceptable focus) through the viewfinder.104) and set it to [1/200sec.Fn)] menu’s [Flash sync.

2 Set the shutter speed and aperture. It can be used to photograph fireworks. 71 . etc.a: Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. To set the shutter speed. Since bulb exposures produce more noise than usual. You can decide which exposure level to set. to 1/200 sec. the exposure level mark will move. While you change the shutter speed and aperture. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial. If you press the <B> button during the bulb exposure. Exposure level mark Bulb Exposures In step 2. or from 30 sec.Fn)] menu’s [Long exp. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. To set the aperture. With flash. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <a>. A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter button. the elapsed exposure time will be displayed. The exposure level indicator in the viewfinder indicates the exposure level up to ±2 stops from the standard exposure index at the center. turn the <6> dial. turn the <6> dial left to set <BULB>. You can reduce this noise by setting the [b Custom Functions (C. Standard exposure index 3 Set the exposure and take the picture. the image will look rough or grainy.103) to [Auto] or [On]. The flash sync speed can be set at bulb. * <a> stands for Manual. the flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set. noise reduction] (p.

A slow shutter speed has been set. Use a tripod. Decrease the ISO speed. it means that the subject is too bright. This mode sets the depth of field automatically. 3 Take the picture. 72 . * <8> stands for Auto-Depth of field. and the aperture required to attain the necessary depth of field will be set automatically. 2 Focus the AF points over the subjects Aim and press the shutter button halfway. however.8: Automatic Depth-of-Field AE Objects in the foreground and background will be in focus automatically. Flash can be used. The aperture display in the viewfinder blinks. Increase the ISO speed. FAQ The shutter speed display in the viewfinder blinks. All the AF points will function to detect the subject. but the desired depth of field cannot be obtained. it means that the subject is too dark. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <8>. the subject. Either use a wide-angle lens or move further away from the subjects. The desired depth of field will not be obtained. The exposure is correct. I want to use flash. If the “30"” shutter speed blinks. If the “4000” shutter speed blinks. (0) All the subjects covered by the AF points flashing in red will be in focus. the result will be the same as using the <d> mode with flash.

In the Basic Zone modes.q Changing the Metering ModeN The metering mode is the method of measuring the brightness of the subject. 73 . [Metering mode] will appear. 2 Select the metering mode. When you press the shutter button halfway. q Evaluative metering This is an all-around metering mode suited for portraits and even backlit subjects. w Partial metering This is effective for backlit subjects when the light surrounding the subject is strong. evaluative metering is set. the Press the <U> key to select desired metering mode. The gray area in the left figure is where the metering is weighted to obtain the standard exposure. The camera sets the exposure automatically to suit the scene. This need not be changed unless you really want to. e Center-weighted average metering This is for advanced users for obtaining the correct exposure for backlit subjects and other scenes using appropriate exposure compensation. 1 Press the <YQ> button. the selected metering mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

To obtain the desired color shade. Making it brighter Making it darker As shown in the figure. You can also set the exposure compensation to create bright or dark images as desired. Exposure is dark Exposure compensation made it brighter 74 . set the exposure compensation and take the picture again. Setting exposure compensation Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to reset the exposure compensation to zero.Setting Exposure CompensationN When you photograph a white or black subject (such as clothing). The exposure compensation setting will not be automatically canceled when you turn off the camera. After taking the picture. Making it darker Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the left. This feature can be used in the Creative Zone modes (except <a>). the exposure level is displayed on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. reset the exposure compensation to zero. the white might turn out darker and the black might look lighter. After taking the picture. Making it brighter Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the right.

After taking the picture. The flash exposure compensation amount will not be displayed. the <y> icon and flash exposure compensation amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor and the <y> icon will appear in the viewfinder. A bright flash exposure Flash exposure compensation making it darker When you set flash exposure compensation with an external Speedlite. select [Flash exp comp]. press the <Y> key. press <0>. Under the [m] tab. To make the flash exposure brighter. 1 Select [Flash exp comp]. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. After setting the flash exposure compensation amount.Setting Exposure CompensationN y Flash Exposure CompensationN Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the main subject does not come out as desired. do step 2 to reset the flash exposure compensation amount to zero. Or to make it darker. then press <0>. 75 . 2 Set the flash exposure compensation amount. When you press the shutter button halfway. the <y> icon on the LCD monitor will change to <C>. press the <Z> key.

76 . Standard exposure Making it darker (Decreased exposure) Making it brighter (Increased exposure) 1 AEB amount Select [AEB]. You can then choose the best exposure. select [AEB]. to set the AEB the <U> key amount. 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. and increased exposure. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). then press <0>. Under the [m] tab. the 2 SetPress AEB amount. When you press the shutter button halfway.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically with three shots as shown below. picture. The three bracketed shots will be taken in this sequence: Standard. decreased. the <h> icon and AEB amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor. then press <0>.

the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously. change lenses. the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously in this sequence: Standard. obtain flash-ready. the shots can be bracketed with decreased and increased exposures. If <i> (p. AEB cannot be used with flash. Shooting Tips Using AEB with continuous shooting. Press the shutter button three times to take the three bracketed shots. Using AEB with the self-timer or remote control. Using AEB with exposure compensation. or replace the CF card. and increased exposure. The three bracketed shots will be exposed in the following sequence: Standard. Using AEB with <u> single shooting. With the self-timer or remote control. Based on the exposure compensation amount. 77 . replace the battery. AEB will also be canceled automatically if you set the power switch to <2>. decreased. Neither flash nor bulb exposures can be used with AEB. and increased exposure. decreased.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN Canceling AEB Follow steps 1 and 2 to set the AEB amount to < >.59) has been set and you press the shutter button completely.

then press Select the Picture the <C> button. Any settings different from the default will be displayed in blue. Under the [m] tab.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN You can customize the Picture Style by changing the individual parameters like [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. select [Picture Style]. screen will appear. 3 Select the parameter. Style. Press the <M> button to save the adjusted parameter. 2 Select the Picture Style. see page 80. take test shots. To customize [Monochrome].to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired. The Picture Style selection screen will reappear. The Detail set. then press <0>. To see the resulting effects. 1 Select [Picture Style]. then press <0>. 78 . The Picture Style selection screen will appear.to select the Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness]. 4 Adjust the parameter. then press <0>.

you can revert the respective Picture Style to its default parameters.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Parameters Settings and Effects Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. set it toward the plus end. set it toward the F end. set it toward the minus end. The closer it is to F. The closer it is to G. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select a Picture Style. The closer it is to E. the lighter the colors will look. the crisper the image will look. the redder the skin tone will look. set it toward the E end. To apply the adjusted Picture Style. To make it sharper. the more yellow the skin tone will look. the softer the image will look. the sharper the image will look. the more saturated the colors will look. the blander the image will look. To increase the color saturation. The closer it is to H.]. follow step 2 to select the desired Picture Style and press the <M> button. The closer it is to G. 79 . Contrast Adjusts the image contrast and the vividness of colors. set it toward the minus end. To make the skin tone less red. Color tone The skin tones can be adjusted. The closer it is to H. The closer it is to G. The closer it is to H. Saturation The image’s color saturation can be adjusted. set it toward the plus end. To make the skin tone redder. set it toward the minus end. To decrease the color saturation. To decrease the contrast. By selecting [Default set. To increase the contrast. To make it less sharp. set it toward the plus end.

The following can be selected: [N:None] [S:Sepia] [B:Blue] [P:Purple] [G:Green] 80 . you can make white clouds or green trees stand out more. Skin tones and lips will look fine. Filter N: None Ye: Yellow Sample effects Normal black-and-white image with no filter effects. and the white clouds will look crisper. Tree leaves will look crisper and brighter. The sunset will look more brilliant.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome. The blue sky will look more natural. The blue sky will look quite dark. Or: Orange R: Red G: Green Setting the [Contrast] to the plus side will make the filter effect more pronounced. you can also set [Filter effect] and [Toning effect] in addition to [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. The blue sky will look slightly darker. Fall leaves will look crisper and brighter. It can make the image look more impressive. Toning effect By applying a toning effect. Filter effect With a Filter effect applied to a monochrome image. you can create a monochrome image in that color.

Style. 3 Press <0>.3 Defining a New Picture StyleN You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape]. adjust its parameters as desired and register it in User Defined 1 to 3. You can set and save up to three Picture Styles whose parameters such as sharpness and contrast can be adjusted as desired.]. The Detail set. Style] selected. then press <0>. select it here. The Picture Style selection screen will appear. then press <0>. screen will appear. Under the [m] tab. 1 Select [Picture Style]. If you have a Picture Style already set with the provided software. 2 Select [User Def. 4 Select the base Pictureselect the Press the <V> key to base Picture Style. select [Picture Style]. 1/2/3]. You can also select a Picture Style already set with the provided software.key to select [User Press the <V> Def. then press the <C> button. press With [Picture <0>. 81 .

to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired. 1/ 2/3]. 82 . changing the base Picture Style in step 4 will nullify the parameters of the registered Picture Style. The base Picture Style will be displayed on the right of [User Def. 1/2/3] Picture Style and press the <M> button. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select [User Def. see “Customizing the Picture Style” on pages 78-80. To apply the registered Picture Style. The name of the Picture Style having any modified settings (different from the default) registered in the [User Def.3 Defining a New Picture StyleN 5 Select the parameter. then press <0>. The Picture Style selection screen will then reappear. 1/2/3] will be displayed in blue. Press the <M> button to register the new Picture Style. If a Picture Style has already been registered under [User Def. 1/2/3]. For details. follow step 2 to select the desired [User Def. then press <0>. 1/2/3]. 6 Adjust the parameter.to select a Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness].

then press <0>. 1 Select [Color space]. then [sRGB] press <0>. With this camera. If the image is captured with the color space set to Adobe RGB. sRGB is set automatically.0 (Exif 2. In the Basic Zone modes. the file name will start with “_MG_” (first character is an underscore). Under the [m] tab. This setting is not recommended if you do not know about image processing.21). The ICC profile is not appended. select [Color space].21). sRGB is recommended. Since the image will look very subdued with an sRGB personal computer environment and printers not compatible with Design rule for Camera File System 2. you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB.3 Setting the Color SpaceN The color space refers to the range of reproducible colors. The ICC profile is explained in the Software Instruction Manual (PDF). post-processing of the image with software will be required. 83 . 2 SetSelectdesiredor [Adobe RGB]. About Adobe RGB This is mainly used for commercial printing and other industrial uses. and Design rule for Camera File System 2. For normal images. Adobe RGB. the color space.0 (Exif 2.

Press the <A> button to lock the exposure. This is called AE lock. then recompose and take the shot. 3 Recompose to maintain the AE lock If you want the while taking more shots.159). For details. (0) 2 Press the <A>lights in the viewfinder The <A> icon to indicate that the exposure setting is locked (AE lock). button. Press the shutter button halfway.A AE LockN Use AE lock when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting or when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area. see “AE Lock” (p. 84 . 1 Focus the subject. It is effective for backlit subjects. it locks the current auto exposure setting. The AE lock effect will differ depending on the AF point and metering mode. The exposure setting will be displayed. Each time you press the <A> button. hold down the <A> button and press the shutter button to take another shot. AE lock indicator and take picture.

Each time you press the <A> button. * FE stands for Flash Exposure. the <A> 3 Press the viewfinderbutton. 2 Focus the subject. 4 Take the the shot and press the shutter Frame button completely. 85 .A FE LockN FE lock locks the flash exposure setting over the desired area of the subject. The flash is fired to take the picture. the <D> icon will blink. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. picture. then press the <A> button. Press the shutter button halfway and look in the viewfinder to check that the <D> icon is lit. (8)subject Aim center over the where you want to lock the flash exposure. a preflash is fired and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. In the viewfinder. If the subject is too far away and beyond the effective range of the flash. “FEL” is displayed for a moment and <d> will light. The flash will fire a preflash and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. Get closer to the subject and repeat steps 2 to 4. 1 Press the <D> button to pop-up the built-in flash.

O Custom White Balance Custom white balance enables you to manually set the white balance for a specific light source for better accuracy. Do this procedure under the actual light source to be used. white object should fill the viewfinder center. Select the white balance. The plain. In the Basic Zone modes. 2 Press the <U> key to select the desired white balance setting. Focus manually and set the correct exposure for the white object. then press the shutter button halfway. <XB> 1 Press thebalance] will button. The “Approx. ****K” (K: Kelvin) displayed for the selected white balance <W> <E> <R> <Y> <U> is the respective color temperature. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with <Q>. <Q> will be set automatically. Normally. the <Q> (Auto) setting will set the correct white balance automatically. [White appear. 1 Photograph a white object. you can set the white balance manually to suit the respective light source. 86 .B: Setting the White BalanceN White balance (WB) is for making the white areas look white instead of having a color cast. You can set any white balance.

The SET screen will appear.64). Press the <XB> button. data. The data will be imported and the message screen and menu will reappear. WB]. 87 . If the exposure obtained in step 1 is way off. If the image was captured while the Picture Style was set to [Monochrome] (p. then press the shutter button halfway. 4 Select the custom white balance. it cannot be selected in step 3. an 18% gray card (commercially available) can produce a more accurate white balance. Instead of a white object. a correct white balance might not be obtained. 3 Import the white balancecaptured in Select the image that was step 1.B: Setting the White BalanceN 2 Select [Custom WB]. then press <0>. then press <0>.select [Custom Under the [m] tab. Press the <U> key to select <O>.

then press <0>. One level of the blue/amber correction is equivalent to 5 mireds of a color temperature conversion filter. 2 SetPress white balance move the “ ” the <S> key to mark to the desired position. M is magenta. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. Users familiar with using color temperature conversion or color compensating filters will find this feature handy. B is for blue. On the upper right. 0. <2> will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor. The WB correction/WB bracketing screen will appear. and G is green. select [WB SHIFT/BKT].) 88 . Sample setting: A2. To cancel the white balance correction. 1 Select [WB SHIFT/BKT]. (Mired: A measurement unit indicating the density of a color temperature conversion filter. A is amber. press the <S> key to move the “ ” mark to the center so that “SHIFT” indicates “0. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a color temperature conversion or color compensating filter. Under the [m] tab. G1 During the white balance correction. “SHIFT” indicates the color balance bias and correction amount.” Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu.3 White Balance CorrectionN You can correct the white balance that has been set. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels. the correction.

Set the white balance bracketing amount. 89 . three images having a different color tone can be recorded simultaneously. the maximum burst will be fewer during continuous shooting. correct white balance. and amber bias. Since three images are recorded for one shot. and turning it to the left sets the M/G bracketing. If the image-recording quality is set to RAW or RAW+73. the “ ” mark on the screen will change to “ ” (3 points). With white balance bracketing set. Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu. “BKT” indicates the bracketing direction and the bracketing amount is also displayed. the CF card will take longer to record the shot. white balance bracketing cannot be used. In step 2 for white balance correction. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets the B/A bracketing. and green bias. White balance bracketing is possible up to ±3 levels in single-level increments. Based on the white balance mode’s standard color temperature. magenta bias. On the right side of the screen. To cancel the bracketing. “BKT” stands for Bracketing. set “BKT” to “±0” (“ ” to “ ” (1 point)). when you turn the <6> dial. the image will be bracketed with a blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias. blue bias. Or. The number of possible shots will also decrease to about one-third the normal number. B/A bias ±3 levels Bracketing Sequence Correct white balance. This is called white balance bracketing.3 White Balance CorrectionN White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot.

Preventing Camera Shake To prevent camera shake. delay. Using Remote Control to Shoot Using Remote Switch RS-60E3 or Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (both optional) can prevent camera shake and enable remote shooting. Preventing camera shake while you press the shutter button on a tripod-mounted camera is explained below. using a tripod is effective.0 feet cord for pressing the shutter button halfway or fully.4 feet from the camera.153) The RC-1 can trip the shutter immediately or after a 2sec. do it carefully without shaking the camera. RC-1 RC-5 90 . When pressing the shutter button. Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 Remote controller to shoot wirelessly up to about 5 meters/16. It connects to the camera’s remote control terminal. and the RC-5 trips the shutter after a 2-sec. (p. delay. Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote switch with a 60 cm/2.

Fn)] and setting [Mirror lockup] (p. using mirror lockup to prevent camera vibrations can also help when you use a super telephoto lens or shoot close ups.Preventing Camera Shake Mirror Lockup Although remote control shooting can prevent camera shake. there will be a shutterrelease sound. later. Mirror lockup is enabled by accessing [b Custom Function (C. With the self-timer. remote control shooting together with mirror lockup can further prevent camera shake. then the picture is taken 2 sec. If you let go of the shutter button during the 2-sec. hold down the shutter button until you want to end the exposure. later. it will go back down automatically. self-timer countdown. then shoot. When you press the shutter button completely. The mirror locks up. single shooting will still take effect. the mirror locks up. With RC-1. pressing the transmit button locks up the mirror before the shot is taken 2 sec. If <i> (Continuous shooting) has been set. the picture can be taken after a 2-sec. For bulb exposures. The reflex mirror will then go back down. Shooting Tips Do not point the camera toward the sun. Pressing the shutter button completely again locks up the mirror again. delay. and after 30 seconds. Press the shutter button completely to lockup the reflex mirror. The sun’s heat can scorch and damage the shutter curtains. 91 . Remote control shooting Since you do not touch the camera when the picture is taken. Then press the shutter button completely again to take the picture. set it to 2-sec. This is not the actual shutter release (no picture is taken). With Remote Controller RC-5.105) to [1:Enable]. delay.

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transfer images directly to a personal computer. It also teaches how to customize camera functions to suit your preferences. 5 93 .Handy Features This chapter introduces convenient everyday features such as silencing the beeper and preventing shooting without a CF card installed. and prevent dust from appearing on your images.

If [Hold] is set. and you cannot release the shutter. select [Beep]. The LCD monitor display will turn off if you put your eye near the viewfinder. Set the time. 3 Setting the Image Review Time How long the image is displayed on the LCD monitor immediately after capture can be set. the image review will not be displayed. then press <0>. then press <0>. or do any camera operation. Under the [x] tab. Under the [z] tab. If there is no CF card installed and you press the shutter button. Select [Off]. 94 . select [Review time].Handy Features 3 Silencing the Beeper You can prevent the beeper from sounding when focus is achieved or during self-timer operation. press the shutter button. the image review will be displayed up until the [Auto power off] time. If [Off] is set. “no CF” will be displayed in the viewfinder. select [Shoot w/o card]. Select [Off]. Under the [z] tab. 3 CF Card Reminder This prevents shooting if there is no CF card in the camera. then press <0>. then press <0>. then press <0>. then press <0>.

the LCD monitor will turn off automatically. setting the LCD monitor brightness at the center of the adjustment scale is recommended. If [Off] has been set. the camera turns off automatically after the set time of idle operation elapses. If [Off] has been set and the camera is not used for 30 min. then press <0>. Under the [c] tab. Under the [c] tab. then press <0>. you can wake up the camera by pressing the shutter button. prevent the ambient light from affecting the reviewed image. press the <U> key to adjust the brightness. 95 . <B>. Set the time. press the <B> button. or <x> button. then press <0>.Handy Features 3 Set the Auto Power-off Time To save battery power. either turn off the camera yourself or press the <B> button to turn off the camera settings display to save battery power. With the adjustment screen displayed. then press <0>.. To turn on the LCD monitor again. select [Auto power off]. Also. 3 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor to make it easier to read. When the camera has turned off due to auto power off. You can set this auto power-off time. <M>. select [LCD brightness]. When checking the exposure of an image.

This is convenient when you want to save the images numbered anywhere between 0001 to 9999 in one folder in your personal computer. Follow the steps below to select a file numbering method. then press <0>. You can also change how the file number is assigned. Under the [c] tab. Even after you replace the CF card. then press <0>. select [File numbering].JPG. The file number will appear on the personal computer in this format: IMG_0001. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. The captured images are assigned a sequential file number from 0001 to 9999 and saved in one folder. [Continuous]: The file numbering continues in sequence even after the CF card is replaced. you should use a newly-formatted CF card each time. If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously.Handy Features 3 File Numbering Method The file number is like the frame number on a roll of film. the file numbering continues in sequence up to 9999. If you want to use continuous file numbering. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0052 Next sequential file 96 .

After the manual reset. Each time the CF card is replaced. If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously. 999 is created. This is convenient when you want to use different folders for the images taken yesterday and the ones taken today. [Folder number full] will appear on the LCD monitor. the file numbering starts from 0001. the CF card must be formatted before use. If that folder contains images reaching file number 9999. To start the file numbering from 0001. the file numbering returns to continuous or auto reset. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0001 File numbering is reset [Manual reset]: You can reset the file numbering 0001 at any time or for a new folder. When you reset the file numbering manually. Be sure to replace the CF card. For both JPEG and RAW images. If folder No. a new folder is created automatically and the file numbering of images saved to that folder starts from 0001.CR2” for RAW images. This is convenient if you want to organize images according to CF cards. 97 . The file name extension will be “. the file name will start with “IMG_”. The LCD monitor will display a message to replace the CF card. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. shooting will not be possible even if the CF card still has storage capacity.JPG” for JPEG images and “.Handy Features [Auto reset]: Resets the file numbering to 0001 whenever the CF card is replaced.

see “Rotating the Image” on page 119. Set [OnPD]. Rotating an image on the camera’s LCD monitor when [OnD] had been set. It will be rotated. FAQ The vertical image is not rotated during the image review immediately after it is captured. Use the camera’s bundled software instead. [OnPD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated on both the camera’s LCD monitor and on the personal computer. The software used is not compatible with image rotation. the image might not rotate for playback. [Off]: The vertical image is not automatically rotated at all. The setting of this feature can be changed. The vertical image does not rotate on the personal computer screen. 98 . The vertical image is rotated only for playback. [OnD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated only on the personal computer. [OnPD] is set. Auto rotate will not work with vertical images captured while [Auto rotate] was set to [Off].Handy Features 3 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera’s LCD monitor and personal computer instead of horizontally. then playback the image. select [Auto rotate]. but the image does not rotate during playback. Then press <0>. if the vertical image is taken while the camera is pointed up or down. Also. then press <0>. See the descriptions of the settings below and select the desired setting. In such a case. Under the [c] tab.

Press the shutter button halfway to return to the camera setting display.37) Picture Style (p. press the <B> button to display the camera’s current settings. press the <B> button to display the settings. Camera Function Setting Display Date/Time (p. Press the <B> button again to return to the menu.63) Color space (p.88)/ WB bracketing (p.83) WB correction (p.98) CF card remaining capacity LCD monitor auto off (p.101) Auto power off (p.89) Auto rotate display (p.Handy Features B Checking Camera Function Settings While the menu is displayed. While the menu is displayed.95) 99 .

Shooting Settings AF mode AF point selection Metering mode Drive mode AEB Flash exposure compensation One-Shot AF Automatic AF point selection q (Evaluative metering) u (Single shooting) Canceled 0 (Zero) Image-Recording Settings Quality ISO speed Color space White balance WB correction WB bracketing Picture Style 73 100 sRGB Q (Auto WB) Canceled Canceled Standard Exposure compensation 0 (Zero) * The white balance data (p.112) will be erased. 3 Select [OK]. then press <0>. When [Clear all camera settings] is set.86) obtained from the custom white balance and the Dust Delete Data (p. the camera will be reset to the following settings. 2 Select the the camera to the default To revert settings. select [Clear all camera settings].Handy Features 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN This is for returning all the camera’s shooting settings and Custom Functions to the default. 1 Select [Clear settings]. Under the [b] tab. To revert the Custom Functions to the default settings. This works in the <d> and other Creative Zone modes. then press <0>. then press <0>. desired option. select [Clear settings]. the Custom Functions. then press <0> to clear Select [OK]. select [Clear all Custom Functions]. 100 .

Handy Features 3 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically This prevents the display-off sensor from turning off the camera settings display automatically when your eye nears the viewfinder. Custom Function No. Select [Disable]. select [LCD auto off]. Select [LCD auto off]. 3 Setting a Custom FunctionN 1 Select [Custom Functions (C. select [Custom Functions (C. Custom Functions can be set and used only in Creative Zone modes. 3 Setting Custom FunctionsN You can customize various camera features to suit your picture-taking preferences. then press <0>. then press <0>. 101 . Under the [c] tab. Under the [b] tab. Function 2 Select the Customkey to select No.Fn)]. Press the <U> the number of the Custom Function to be set. The Custom Function screen will appear.Fn)]. then press <0>. then press <0>. You can do it with Custom Functions.

You can assign often-used functions to the SET button and cross keys. 1: SET:Quality When you press <0>. At the bottom of the screen.Fn-1 SET button/Cross keys funct. select [Clear all Custom Functions] to reset all the Custom Functions to the default settings. Clearing All Custom Functions On the [b Clear settings] menu. the current Custom Function settings are indicated below the respective Custom Function numbers. When you press the shutter button halfway.100) 3 Custom Function SettingsN C. (p. 3 Change the <V> key to select the Press desired setting (number). 4 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the menu. this is used for the menu function settings. the K is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that a Custom Function has been set. Repeat steps 2 and 3 if you want to set other Custom Functions. the recording quality setting screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. 102 . 0: SET:Picture Style Press <0> to display the Picture Style selection screen on the LCD monitor. Description menu. When the menu is displayed. then press <0>.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2 the setting.

press <0>. After the picture is taken. You cannot take another picture until the noise reduction process is completed. or longer. press the <S> button. If you press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are displayed. the images recorded in the CF card will be played back. noise reduction is performed automatically if noise peculiar to long exposures is detected. On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures 1 sec. noise reduction This is effective for minimizing noise in images exposed for 1 sec.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2: 3: 4: SET:Flash exp comp When you press <0>. or longer exposures. the flash exposure compensation screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are not displayed.Fn-2 Long exp. the setting screen will not appear. Select the AF point while looking at the AF point selection display. This [Auto] setting is effective in most cases. Cross keys:AF frame selec. Also. SET:Playback When you press <0>. This setting may be effective for noise that cannot be detected or reduced with the [Auto] setting. to select the center AF point. If you want to change the ISO speed or other setting assigned to the <S> key. you can press the <S> key to select the AF point. Assigns the same function as the <x> button. After you press the shutter button halfway (0). To set automatic AF point selection. the noise reduction process will take the same amount of time as the exposure. 2: 103 . 0: Off 1: Auto For 1 sec. The AF point selection screen will not be displayed. or longer. C.

Thus. you can press the <A> button to stop the AF operation momentarily. Press the <A> button to autofocus and press the shutter button halfway to attain AE lock. C.Fn-3 0: Flash sync. In the AI Servo AF mode.Fn-5 AF-assist beam You can enable or disable the camera’s AF-assist beam or have it emitted by the EOS-dedicated Speedlite instead.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. it will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. you can press the <A> button to start or stop the AI Servo AF operation. 0: Emits 1: Does not emit The AF-assist beam is not emitted at all regardless of the shooting conditions. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. no AE lock This is useful for subjects which keep moving and stopping repeatedly. AE/AF. 1/200sec. 2: 104 .Fn-4 0: 1: AF/AE lock Shutter/AE lock button 2: 3: AE lock/AF Convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. This prevents the AF from being thrown off by any obstacle passing between the camera and subject. to 1/ 200 sec. AF/AF lock. the focusing and exposure will always be at the optimum point as you wait for the decisive moment. (fixed) The flash picture can be taken without camera shake. speed in Av (Aperture-priority AE) mode 1: Auto The flash sync speed is set automatically within a range of 30 sec. to suit the scene’s brightness. Only external flash emits With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite. no AE lock In the AI Servo AF mode. C. This can prevent the AF-assist beam from disturbing another photographer’s shooting.

Average Geared for advanced users who want to control the external Speedlite. C. 105 . etc. exposure compensation. adjust the flash exposure compensation if necessary. aperture.Fn-6 0: 1: 1/3-stop Exposure level increments 1/2-stop Sets 1/2-stop increments for the shutter speed. this mode averages the entire flash metering area.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. C. Effective when you prefer to control the exposure in less fine increments. Since the camera will not execute automatic exposure compensation. The exposure level will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor as shown below.Fn-7 0: 1: Disable Mirror lockup Enable Effective for telephoto and close-up shots to prevent camera shake caused by the mirror’s reflex action. AEB. from low light to daytime fill-flash.Fn-8 0: E-TTL II 1: Evaluative Fully automatic flash photography for all conditions.

This helps to save battery power. the respective setting screen will still appear.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C.Fn-11 0: 1: LCD display when power ON Display When the power switch is turned on. C. During the magnified view. If C. the LCD monitor will turn on when you turn on the power again. The menu screens and image playback will also still be displayed when used. This creates a light trail following the moving subject such as a car at night. The flash fires immediately before the exposure ends. 2nd-curtain sync.Fn-1-4 has been set. Retain power OFF status If you pressed the <B> button to turn off the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power. If the viewfinder information is still displayed and you press the button. C. To magnify the playback image with the <x> button. 106 . the LCD monitor will not turn on when you turn on the power again. you can magnify or reduce the view with the <u> and <y> buttons. <E>. press the <u> button. When 2nd-curtain sync is set. 1st-curtain sync.Fn-10 0: 1: Magnified view Image playback only (p. first check that the viewfinder information has turned off before pressing <Z>. a flash is fired twice: First when you press the shutter button completely. or other buttons. The flash fires immediately after the shot is exposed. and again immediately before the exposure ends. If you press a button like <Z> or <E> which displays a setting screen on the LCD monitor. the camera settings will be displayed.118) Image review and playback To see a magnified view during the image review immediately after shooting. hold down the <l> button and press the <u> button.Fn-9 0: 1: Shutter curtain sync. If you pressed the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power. the setting screen will not appear.

you can transfer images from the camera’s CF card by operating the camera. Turn off the camera’s power switch before connecting it. be sure to install the bundled software (EOS Digital Solution Disk/ CD-ROM) in the personal computer. If the [EOS Utility] screen does not appear on the computer. see “Connect the Camera and the Computer and then Start EOS Utility” in the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM. 107 . This is called direct image transfer. select your camera’s model. Use the USB cable provided with the camera to connect it to the personal computer. 2 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>.” Preparation for Image Transfer 1 Connect the camera to the personal computer. For instructions on how to install the software. pressing the shutter button halfway will not return the camera to shooting-ready.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer By connecting the camera to a personal computer. While the direct transfer screen is displayed. The [EOS Utility] screen will appear on the computer. Before disconnecting the cable. see “Software Guide. turn off the camera first and pull out the cable by grasping the plug (instead of the cord). When the camera model selection screen appears. and the [Direct Transfer] screen will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Before connecting the camera to the personal computer. When the program selection screen appears on the personal computer. select [EOS Utility].

3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Transferring Images to a Personal Computer The images sent to the personal computer will be saved in the [My Pictures] folder (Windows) or [Pictures] folder (Macintosh) in subfolders organized according to shooting date. To select the images. the lamp will stay on. [Select & transfer] Press the <U> key to select images one by one to be transferred to the personal computer. To exit. 108 . The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the image transfer will start. Transfer all the images in the CF card to the personal computer. To start the image transfer. then press the <l> button. press the <M> button. press the <l> button. [New images] Images which have not yet been transferred to the personal computer will be selected by the camera automatically for the transfer. Options other than [All images] are explained below. follow the instructions on the next page. [Transfer order images] You select the images to be transferred to the personal computer in a batch. When the image transfer is completed. Select [All images].

Repeat this step for all the images you want to transfer. 2 Select [Order]. Select [OK]. then press <0>. Press the <U> key to select an image. 109 . To exit. The Transfer order screen will appear. 3 Select the image to be transferred. select [Transfer order]. then press the <V> key to place a checkmark <X> on the upper left. Selecting the Images to be Transferred You select the image to be transferred to the personal computer one by one. Under the [x] tab. If you press <0> instead of the <l> button. 1 Select [Transfer order].3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer [Wallpaper] Press the <U> key to select the image and transfer it. then press <0>. press the <M> button. Select [Order]. the confirmation dialog will appear. The image will then appear as wallpaper on the computer desktop screen. then press <0> to start the transfer. You can select up to 998 images to be transferred. An image will appear.

3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Press the <M> button twice to save the image selections to the CF card. it will be counted as one image even though both the RAW and JPEG images will be transferred to the personal computer. About [All] In step 2. the transfer order may not be possible. depending on the image type. up to 998 images will be transferred in one batch. 110 . If a RAW+JPEG image is selected for transfer. The menu screen will then reappear. If you select [Clear all] and press <0>. when you select [All]. press the <u> button. To return to the single-image view. press the <I> button to see a three-image display. all your image selections for transfer will be canceled. Also. Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose transfer order was set by a different camera and then try to specify another transfer order. In step 3. If you then select [Mark all] and press <0>. The selected images might all be overwritten. the screen on the left will appear.

Disabling automatic sensor cleaning With the screen above displayed. Press the <U> key to select [Disable]. Manual self-cleaning Select [Sensor cleaning: Auto]. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit operates to automatically remove dust adhering to the imaging sensor. select [Sensor cleaning: Auto]. To minimize dust from entering the camera. The self-cleaning will be performed for about 1 sec. wait a while until it is selectable. press <0>. When storing the camera without a lens attached. then the menu will reappear. follow the instructions below.. do it in a place with minimal dust. note the following countermeasures: When changing lenses. 111 . be sure to attach the body cap. then press <0>. set the camera upright horizontally (do not tilt up or down) before executing [Clean now]. Under the [b] tab. press the <U> key to select [Set up]. However. If [Clean now] is grayed out and cannot be selected. You normally need not pay attention to this feature. For maximum effectiveness. With [Clean now] selected. then press <0>. if you want to activate this self-cleaning manually or disable it. then press <0>.3 Automatic Sensor Cleaning When you turn the camera’s power switch on or off. Clean the body cap before attaching it.

then a message screen will appear. The Dust Delete Data screen will appear. 2 Select [OK]. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and set the focus to infinity (∞). However. then press <0>. Set the lens focal length to 50mm or longer. The Dust Delete Data is used by the Digital Photo Professional program (provided) to erase the dust spots automatically. in case visible dust still remains. and press <0>. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit will eliminate most of the dust visible on captured images.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN Normally. Under the [m] tab.). 112 . etc. Preparation Get a solid-white object (paper. look at the front of the lens and turn the focusing ring clockwise all the way. If the lens has no distance scale. select [Dust Delete Data]. The Select [OK] automatic self-cleaning of the sensor will be performed. you can append Dust Delete Data to the image to later erase the dust spots. Obtain the Dust Delete Data 1 Select [Dust Delete Data].

see the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM.0 feet and fill the viewfinder completely with the white object. After the image is captured. Select [OK] and press <0>. the “Data obtained” screen will appear. it is appended to all the JPEG or RAW images captured thereafter. The image data will still be obtained.30 1.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN object. Regarding the automatic dust erasure with the bundled software. The Dust Delete Data appended to the image is so small that it hardly affects the image file size. installing a CF card in the camera is not necessary. The menu will reappear. 3 Photograph a solid-whitecm / 0. About the Dust Delete Data After the Dust Delete Data is obtained. 113 . the data is obtained. Before an important shoot. The picture will be taken in the aperture-priority mode with an aperture of f/22.7 Keep a distance of 20 . Since the captured image will not be saved. Then take the picture. When it is completed. you should update the Dust Delete Data by obtaining it again. The data will also be appended to images taken in the Basic Zone modes.

follow the procedure below: 1 Select [Sensor cleaning: Manual].3 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual”N Under the [b] tab.154) is recommended. In a moment. [Sensor cleaning: Manual] is mainly for use by Canon service personnel. to <2>. using the AC Adapter Kit (p. However. Therefore. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly. or opening the battery compartment cover. Under the [b] tab. 2 Select [OK]. you normally need not use this feature. then press <0>. never do any of the following. Set the power switch While cleaning the sensor. the mirror will lockup and the shutter will open to expose the sensor. make sure it is fully recharged. then press <0>. For the power source. opening the CF card slot cover. 3 Exit the cleaning. 114 . If you use a battery. The surface of the imaging sensor is extremely delicate. the shutter will close and it may damage the shutter curtains and imaging sensor. Never use canned air or gas to clean the sensor. If the power is cut off. Select [OK]. have it done by a Canon Service Center. You can now clean the sensor. • Setting the power switch to <2>. Dust which could not be eliminated by the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit can be directly cleaned off the sensor. if you want to clean the sensor yourself. select [Sensor cleaning: Manual].

You can also erase images.Image Management This chapter explains features related to viewing images. Learn more about image playback as discussed in chapter 2 “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” and how to view images on a TV set. For images taken with another camera: The camera might not be able to display images captured with a different camera or edited with a personal computer or whose file name has been changed. 6 115 .

next screen. 2 See the the <U> key to go to the Press next or previous nine images. to move the Press the <S> key green frame in the respective direction. Press the <C> button and only one image will be highlighted in green. you can view nine images at a time. press the <I> button to display the index display. . Then press the <S> key to select any image. The selected thumbnail will be highlighted with a green frame. Press the <u> button to enlarge the selected image as a single-image display. 3 116 Select an image. All nine thumbnails will be highlighted with a green frame. 1 Press the <C> button. During image playback. 1 Enable the index display. 2 Select the image.x Searching for Images Quickly H Display 9 Images on One Screen (Index display) The index display enables faster image searching. Quick Image Search with the Index Display With the index display.

During image playback. if the images were shot on different days. Jump bar 2 Select the jump method. by jumping. Jump method 1 Go to the jump display. The jump mode will end. you can see the jump bar. To quit the image jump. you can browse through them by 10 or 100 images at a time. 3 Browse the <U> key to browse Press through the images via the jump method you selected. Also. 117 . On the bottom of the screen.x Searching for Images Quickly C: Jump through Images When the CF card contains many images. This browsing technique is called Jump. the Press the <V> key to select jump method ( Jump 10 images / Jump 100 images / Jump shot date). press the <C> button. you can browse through them by date. press the <C> button.

press the <x> button and the singleimage display will return. To increase the magnification. around Press the <S> key to scroll Magnified area in the respective direction.u/y Magnified View You can magnify the image by 1. Press the <u> button to display a single image. magnified view is possible with the <l> + <u> button. During image playback. Magnified View Tips The magnified view can be maintained when you see the next or previous image. If you hold down the button. hold down the <u> button. the image will continue to reduce until it reaches the size before it was magnified. 118 . press the <u> button to magnify the image. If the [b Custom Function (C.106) is set to [1: Image review and playback]. 2 Scroll around the image. Press the <I> button to reduce the magnification. Magnified view is also possible during the image review after shooting. Press the <C> button. 1 Magnify the image. Pressing the <u> button will magnify the image.Fn)] menu’s [Magnified view] (p. To exit the magnified display. you can view another image without the magnification changing.5x to 10x on the LCD monitor. Magnified view is possible from the index display. When you turn the <6> dial. then press the <U> key to jump by 10 images. Press it again to display a magnified image.

3 Rotating the Image After taking the picture. you need not rotate the image as described above. To rotate other images. you can rotate the image so it is displayed in the correct orientation. repeat steps 2 and 3. 119 . An image will appear. the image will be rotated for playback. To exit the Rotate screen. 1 Select [Rotate]. the image Each time you press will rotate clockwise. Under the [x] tab. select [Rotate]. then press <0>. To display the rotated images as rotated for playback When [Auto rotate] on page 98 is set to [OnPD]. The menu will reappear. press the <M> button. key to select the Press the <U> image to be rotated. 3 Rotate the image. You can also select an image on the index display. 2 Select an image.98) before taking the vertical shots. If you have set [c Auto rotate] to [On PD] (p. <0>.

During auto play. 1 Select [Auto Play]. auto power off will not work. Press <0> again to resume the auto play. [ ] will be displayed on the upper left of the image. The display time may vary depending on the image. you can press the <B> button to change the display format. During auto play. The auto play screen will appear. the 3 Stop stop auto play.. Under the [x] tab. 2 Start the auto play. auto play will start. you can press the <U> key to view another image. then press <0>. select [Auto play]. and return to the To the auto play menu. To pause the auto play.] for a few seconds. Each image will be displayed for about 4 sec. press <0>..3 Auto Playback You can playback the CF card’s images in an automatic slide show. is displayed After [Loading image. press the <M> button. During pause. During pause. 120 .

If the proper video system format is not set. you can connect the camera to a TV set and view images on the TV screen. Do not use any video cable other than the one provided.Displaying the Images on TV With the video cable provided with camera. then disconnect the video cable. The camera’s setting display will appear on the TV screen. Set the proper video system format with [b Video system]. Open the camera’s terminal cover. 121 .) After you finish. Insert the cable plug all the way in. Use the video cable (provided) to connect the camera’s <1> terminal to the TV monitor’s VIDEO IN terminal. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor. set the power switch to <2>. Images might not be displayed if you use a different video cable. Depending on your TV or monitor. part of the image might be truncated. on and switch 2 Turn linethe TV to Video IN. the image will not be displayed properly. turn off the TV. 1 Connect the camera to the TV. Always turn off the camera and the television before connecting or disconnecting them. the TV’s input Video IN terminal 3 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. button. 4 Press the <x>appear on the TV The image will screen.

3 Protecting Images This prevents the image from being erased accidentally. key to select the Press the <U> image to be erase-protected. To cancel the image protection. If you erase all the images (p. To exit the image protection. <K> will When you press <0>. only the protected images will remain. To protect another image. Once an image is protected. Under the [x] tab. it cannot be erased by the camera’s erase function. repeat steps 2 and 3. To erase a protected image. 3 Protect the image.123). 2 Select the image. This is convenient when you want to erase unnecessary images all at once. You can also select an image on the index display. An image will appear. you must first cancel the erase protection. The menu will reappear. Image protect appear at the bottom of the screen and the image will be eraseprotected. 1 Select [Protect]. The <K> icon will disappear. press <0> again. press the <M> button. 122 . then press <0>. select [Protect].

3 Erase the images. the image(s) will be erased. 123 . Press The bottom of the screen shows how the image can be erased. Once an image is erased. all unprotected images will be erased. The Select [Erase]. then image displayed will be erased. press the <U> key to select the image to be erased. you can cancel the erasure by pressing <0>. protect them. When the confirmation dialog appears and you select [OK] and press <0>. press <0>. 1 Playback the image. While all the images are being erased. it cannot be recovered. To erase images one by one.L Erasing Images You can either select and erase images one by one or erase them in one batch. the erase menu. If you select [All] and press <0>. Protected images (p.122) will not be erased. 2 Display the <L> button. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it. To prevent important images from being erased accidentally.

124 . such as index display and magnified view. you can still press the <B> button to display or turn off the basic information. Basic information display Folder number File number Shutter speed and aperture Playback image number/ Total images recorded Shooting information display File number Histogram Flash exposure compensation amount Color space White balance WB correction Shooting mode ISO speed Metering mode Monochrome File size* Image-recording quality Image Shooting time Shooting date Shutter speed Playback image number/ Total images recorded Aperture Image protect Exposure compensation amount * With RAW+JPEG files. To obtain more image detail in the overexposed areas. Highlight Alert When the shooting information is displayed. In image playback modes other than single image. The shooting information display shows the following.Shooting Information Display When you press the <B> button during single-image playback. set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. you can switch to the shooting information display. the JPEG file size is displayed. the overexposed highlight areas will blink.

And if there are too many pixels on the right. If there are too many pixels on the left. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each color brightness level. the shadow detail will be lost. The more pixels there are toward the left. The horizontal axis indicates the color’s brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). By checking the image’s brightness histogram. The more pixels there are toward the left. And if there are too many pixels on the right. you can see the color’s saturation and gradation condition and white balance bias. the respective color information will be lacking. the color will be too saturated with no detail. the darker the image. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each brightness level. Only a basic explanation is provided here. If there are too many pixels on the left. Being able to analyze the histogram and using it to improve the next shot requires advanced knowledge and experience. The display can be switched with the [x Histogram] menu. The horizontal axis indicates the Bright image brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). And the more pixels there are toward the right. the brighter the image.Shooting Information Display Histogram The brightness histogram display shows the exposure level distribution. And the more pixels there are toward the right. [RGB] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level of each primary color (RGB or red. By checking the image’s RGB histogram. you can see the exposure level bias and the overall tone reproduction condition. Sample Histograms Dark image Normal image [Brightness] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level. And the RGB histogram display is suited for checking the color saturation and gradation. and green). the brighter and denser the color. 125 . The tones in-between will be reproduced. the highlight detail will be lost. blue. the darker and less prominent the color. overall brightness and gradation.

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(p. 7 Canon’s PictBridge Web Site The Web site below gives more information on using your Canon camera with various printers. you can print multiple pictures in one batch or give the printing order to a photofinisher.144) About DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) is a standard for recording printing instructions (image selections.Printing Images The camera can be connected directly to a PictBridge printer or to a CP Direct or Bubble Jet printer and print images. number of copies.com/pictbridge/ 127 . You can select a number of pictures and print them all in one batch (DPOF).) in the CF card. In this way. http://canon. etc. such as which paper types to use.

138 A Page 139 . this chapter includes procedures for various types of printers.131 w Page 132 .141 128 . “Bubble Jet Direct” is abbreviated as “BJ Direct. follow the instructions applicable to your printer on the pages indicated.Conventions Used in this Chapter As shown below.” Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printer Non-Canon printer Canon SELPHY CP/CP/BJ printer Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge ACP Direct or Compatible with BJ Direct only Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge SBJ Direct wPictBridge Preparing to Print : Page 129 . After reading “Preparing to Print” on the next page.138 Page 132 .141 S Page 139 .

Printer Applicable Cable w w A w S A S PictBridge only PictBridge and CP Direct PictBridge and BJ Direct CP Direct only BJ Direct only Cable provided with printer Only one plug has the <D> icon. 2 SetFor details. refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Interface cable provided with camera The plug at both ends have the <D> icon. Connecting the Camera to the Printer 1 Set the camera’s power switch to <2>. 3 Connect the camera to the printer. Refer to the table to see which cable you should use.Preparing to Print You do the direct printing procedure entirely with your camera while you look at the LCD monitor. 129 . up the printer.

The <l> button lamp will light in blue.141. 143 ACP Direct SBJ Direct w A S 130 . 5 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. Icon Reference pages 132 . The image and the printer icon <w>. To connect to the printer.138. or <S> indicating a printer connection will be displayed. the cable plug’s <D> icon must face the front side of the camera. See the applicable pages below.Preparing to Print When connecting the cable plug to the camera’s <C> terminal. refer to the printer’s instruction manual. wPictBridge 6 Playback the image. 143 139 . Some printers may have a beeping sound. 4 Turn on the printer. Press the <x> button. The procedure will be different depending on the icon displayed. <A>.

138) When connecting the camera to the printer. 131 . printing up to about 4 hours is possible. Press <0>. If there is a long beeping sound in step 5. make sure it is fully charged. Before disconnecting the cable. To find out what’s wrong. For direct printing.Preparing to Print RAW images are not compatible with direct printing. select [Print]. it indicates a problem with the PictBridge printer. not the cord. turn off the camera and printer first. If you use a battery to power the camera. do the following: Press the <x> button to playback the image and follow the steps below. The error message will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Pull out the cable while holding the plug. 1. using AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional) to power the camera is recommended. 2. do not unplug the cable. On the print setting screen. (p. After printing starts and while the <l> button’s blue lamp blinks. With a fully charged battery. do not use any cable other than the dedicated interface cable.

Sets the quantity to be printed. 132 . Some settings might be disabled. type. Returns to step 1. Sets the paper size.and press Select [Paper settings] <0>. 3 Select [Paper settings]. For details. Sets the trimming area. and other settings might not be available. screen will appear. Printer-connected icon 1 Select the image to be printed.wPrinting with PictBridge The setting options will differ depending on the printer. Starts the printing. * Depending on the type of printer. refer to your printer’s instruction manual. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. The paper size. Sets the date or file number imprinting to on or off. 2 Press <0>. trimming. and layout. type. The Paper settings screen will appear. the date and file number imprinting. The print setting Print setting screen Sets the printing effects. Check that the <w> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. and layout you have set will be displayed.

133 . About the Paper Type When using a Canon printer and Canon paper. read the printer’s instruction manual to check what paper types can be used. then press <0>. USetting the Page Layout Select Page layout. then press <0>. The Paper type screen will appear. The Page layout screen will appear. then press <0>. YSetting the Paper Type Select the type of the paper loaded in the printer.wPrinting with PictBridge QSetting the Paper Size Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. The print setting screen will reappear.

white balance. Prints in black-and-white with cool.. etc.137). 9. then press <0>. the print will be borderless. ** This depends on the <I> date/file number imprinting option set in step 5 (p. yellowish blacks. EOff EOn EVivid 0B/W 0Cool tone Same as the printing characteristics turned “On”.” Depending on the printer. 20 or 35 thumbnails of the images ordered through DPOF will be printed. The image’s Exif data is used to make automatic corrections. aperture.wPrinting with PictBridge Borderless Bordered Borderedc xx-up The print will have no white borders. 16. the print will have borders. shutter speed. The print will have a white border along the edges. 134 . 0Warm tone Prints in black-and-white with warm. PNatural M The printing characteristics are the same as the “Natural” setting. The image will be printed according to the printer’s standard color. certain items might not be displayed. this setting enables finer printing adjustments than with “Natural. go to step 5 on page 137. bluish blacks. ISO speed. then press <0>. 20-upc 35-upp Default * From the Exif data. Option to print 2. press the <U> key to select the desired printing effect. [20-upc] will have the shooting information* printed on the side of each thumbnail and the file number and date** printed on the bottom of each thumbnail image. Next. With a Canon printer. the 4 SetSet as printing effects. the camera name. Prints black-and-white with true blacks. 4. will be imprinted. Select the desired item on the upper right. On A4 / Letter size paper. exposure compensation amount. If you need printing effects. No automatic correction will be performed. lens name. If your printer cannot print borderless prints. shooting mode. The image will be printed with higher saturation to produce more vivid blues and greens. and the image’s PNatural natural color and contrast will be retained. not set any necessary. No automatic correction will be performed. [35-upp] will have the file number and date** printed on the bottom of the thumbnail images. 8. However. or 20 images on one sheet. The shooting information* will be imprinted on the border on 9x13cm and larger prints.

When is displayed as shown on the left. the adjustments will all revert to the default. press the <C> button. 135 . the printing adjustments can not be adjusted. Saturation Color tone Color balance Off / On / Vivid / Natural k – k k Natural M k k k k k k k k B/W / Cool tone / Warm tone k k k k k – – After making fine adjustments for the printing effect. (k: Adjustable) Item Brightness Adjust levels k (face) Brightener Red-eye correction Contrast Detail set. Select the item. When [Default] is selected. if you do step 4 again to change the printing effect’s setting. [Brightness] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment. The parameters that can be adjusted for the selected item are shown in the table below. select the item.wPrinting with PictBridge Adjustment of Printing Effects With step 4. then press <0>. You can then set the parameters for fine adjustments. then press <0>.

The Detail set. Press <0> to exit. Press the <U> key to adjust the shadows (black) within 0 to 127. Detail Settings of Printing Effects Select [Detail set. [Contrast] [Saturation] [Color tone] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment. then press <0>. Press the <C> button.] Select [Off] or [On]. Select [Manual] and press <0>.]. 136 . [kBrightener] [Red-eye corr. Select the item. Press the <U> key to adjust the highlights (white) within 128 to 255. then press <0>. screen will then appear. then press <0>. then press <0>. The previous screen will reappear. The Adjust levels screen will then appear.wPrinting with PictBridge [Adjust levels] Select the item. then press <0>.

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[Color balance] Press the <S> key in any of the four directions to move the “ ” mark to the desired position. B is for blue, A is amber, M is magenta, and G is green. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. On the upper right, “SHIFT” indicates the color balance direction and correction amount. Press <0> to exit. The previous screen will reappear. After completing the detail settings of printing effects, press the <M> button, then go to step 5.

5 Setting the date and file number imprinting.
Set as necessary. Select <I>. Press the <U> key to select the item(s) to imprint.

the 6 SetSet asnumber of copies. necessary.
Select <R>. Press the <U> key to select the printing quantity. For details on trimming, see page 142.

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7 Start printing. then press <0>. Select [Print],
The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start. When the printing ends, the screen will return to step 1. To stop the printing, press <0> while [Stop] is displayed, then select [OK] and press <0>. Handling Printer Errors
If you resolve a printer error (no ink, no paper, etc.) and select [Continue] to resume printing but it does not resume, operate the buttons on the printer to resume printing. For details, see the printer’s instruction manual.

Error Messages
If a problem occurs during printing, an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Press <0> to stop printing. After resolving the problem, resume printing. For details on how to resolve a printing problem, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Paper Error Check whether the paper is properly loaded in the printer. Ink Error Check the printer’s ink level, and check the waste ink tank. Hardware Error Check for any printer problems other than paper and ink problems. File Error The selected image cannot be printed via PictBridge. Images taken with a different camera or images edited with a computer might not be printable.

Depending on the image’s file size and recording quality, it may take some time for the printing to start after you select [Print]. The [Default] setting for printing effects and other options are the printer’s own default settings as set by the printer’s manufacturer. See the printer’s instruction manual to find out what the [Default] settings are.

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Select the image to be printed.
Check that the <A> or <S> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed.

2 Press <0>. screen will appear. The print setting
Print setting screen
Sets the quantity to be printed. Sets the trimming area. Sets the printing style. Returns to step 1. Starts the printing. The printing style settings are displayed. <H> is the date icon.

3 Select [Style]. then press <0>. Select [Style],
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Set a number from 1 to 99. then press <0>. For [Paper] (BJ Direct). 8 small images of the same picture will be printed on the paper. Select <R>. press the <M> button to return to the print setting screen. 140 . select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. When you are done. [Date] the 5 SetSet asnumber of copies. Press the <U> key to set the number of copies. Select the setting. necessary. [Paper] (BJ Direct) [Borders] Check the [Borders] and [Date] settings and set them if necessary. then press <0>.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct [Image] (CP Direct) the 4 SetSelectoptions as desired. then press <0>. [Image] (CP Direct) is selectable when card-size paper is used. the item. If you select [Multiple].

With CP Direct. [Borders] and [Date] cannot be selected. then press <0>. To stop the printing.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct the 6 SetSet astrimming. the printing will not stop. The image will also be cut off along all four edges. if [Bordered] is set. an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Select [Print]. With CP Direct. With CP Direct. necessary. see page 142. the date may look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border. If a problem occurs during printing. if you select [Stop] while printing only one picture. depending on the printer. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. With BJ Direct. The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start. If you are printing multiple pictures. 141 . When the printing ends. For details on trimming. the date might be imprinted on the border. the screen will return to step 1. [Borderless] will be set and [Date] will be set to [Off]. then select [OK] and press <0>. 7 Start printing. if [Multiple] is selected. the printing will stop after the current picture is finished printing.

It will reappear after 5 sec. The smaller the trimming frame. the larger the image magnification will be. The trimming screen will appear. 2 Trim the image. If you set the trimming and then set the print settings. Changing the trimming frame size When you press the <u> or <I> button. Do the trimming right before printing. Select [Trimming]. you may have to set the trimming again. The operation guide disappears while you trim the image. within the trimming The image area frame will be printed. 142 . 1 Select [Trimming]. the size of the trimming frame will change. For example. of idle time. Rotating the frame The <B> button toggles between the vertical and horizontal orientation of the trimming frame. Moving the trimming frame Press the <S> key to move the trimming frame in the respective direction. then press <0>.Trimming the Image You can trim the image and print only the trimmed portion as if the image was recomposed. Move the trimming frame until it shows the desired image area or composition. a horizontal shot can be printed as a vertical shot.

Depending on the printer. While trimming the image. the trimming frame will turn red. the printing settings will be saved in your camera. [Image] / [Paper]. look at the camera’s LCD monitor. Press The Print setting screen will reappear. you can see the trimmed image area that will be printed. Only one print can be printed each time. To use the same settings again. On the upper left. then press the <l> button lamp that lights in blue. Select the image. follow the steps below. Easy Printing When you print directly from your camera to your printer. the trimming frame might not be displayed accurately. 3 Exit the <0>. If you look at the image on a TV screen. 143 . Any trimming will not be applied. If the picture will be too grainy.Trimming the Image Image area to be printed menu. [Page layout] / [Borders] settings. The trimming frame shape will be different depending on the [Paper settings]. The printing will start. The smaller you make the trimming frame. the trimmed image area might not be printed as you specified. the grainier the picture will look.

date imprinting. and file No. then press <0>. Under the [x] tab. up]. the options as 3 SetSet the [Print type]. then press <0>. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. then press <0>. Select the item. 2 Select [Set <U> key to select [Set Press the up].3 Print Ordering Print Settings Set the print type.) 1 Select [Print order].and [File [Date].desired. No.]. (They cannot be set individually for each image. The print setting screen will appear. The Print order screen will appear. [Print type] [Date] [File No. imprinting. select [Print order]. Select the setting. then press <0>.] 144 .

The print order may not work or may be overwritten. On Off On Off [On] imprints the recorded date on the print. Certain DPOF-compatible printers and photofinisher might not be able to print the photos as you specified.] are set to [On]. Multiple. Even if [Date] and [File No. RAW images cannot be selected for printing. on the print. If this happens with your printer. It will not work if you just extract images from the CF card and try to print them.3 Print Ordering K Print type Standard Index Both Prints one image on one sheet. Next. L K L Date File No. When printing with DPOF. depending on the image type. With [Index] prints. thumbnail images are printed on one sheet. Prints both the standard and index prints. select [Order] or [All] to select the images to be printed. [On] imprints the file No. Press the <7> button. Also. the print order may not be possible. Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose print order were set by a different camera and then try to specify a print order. might not be imprinted depending on the print type setting and printer model. 4 Exit the menu. you must use the CF card whose print order specifications have been set. both the [Date] and [File No. 145 . refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Or check with your photofinisher about compatibility when ordering prints. The Print order screen will reappear.] cannot be set to [On] at the same time. the date or file No.

Press the <U> key to select [Order]. The order screen will appear. [Standard] [Both] For [Standard] and [Both] For standard-type prints. 2 Select the image to be printed. Press the <V> key to select the print quantity. To return to the singleimage display. press the <u> button. Press the <I> button to display the three-image view. then press <0>. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. Three-image display 3 Order the print.144) setting.will vary depending on The print order the [Print type] (p. you can set the quantity (up to 99) for each image. Total Index icon Quantity 146 .3 Print Ordering Selecting Individual Images 1 Select [Order].

repeat steps 2 and 3. The menu will then reappear. The Print order screen will reappear. You can select up to 998 images. checkmark the box <X>. 147 . Press the <7> button again to save the print order to the CF card. To select other images.3 Print Ordering [Index] Check mark Index icon For [Index] If you want to include the image in the index print. Press the <7> button. To deselect it. leave the box unchecked. Pressing the <V> key toggles between checkmarking and uncheckmarking the box. 4 Exit the menu.

all the images selected for printing will be deselected. then press <0>. all the selected images might not be printed. Note that after following the “Selecting Individual Images” procedure. print no more than 400 images for one print order. Select [Mark all]. if you do the “Selecting All Images” procedure.” 1 Select [All]. 2 Select [Mark all]. 3 Exit the menu. screen. If you select [Clear all].3 Print Ordering Selecting All Images The print order can also be set or canceled for all the images in the CF card. Press the <U> key to select [All]. Note that RAW images cannot be selected for printing even when you set “Mark all. One print each will be specified for all the images. For standard-type prints.” When using a PictBridge printer. and the menu will reappear. If you specify more than this. then the Print order screen will reappear. the print order will change to “All images. 148 . then press <0>. a quantity of one will be ordered for all the images. The image selections will be saved to the CF card. press the On the Print order <7> button. The All screen will appear.

130. The Print order screen will appear. 2 Select [Print order]. wPictBridge ACP Direct SBJ Direct wPictBridge Set the [Paper settings] and if necessary.select [Print Under the [x] tab. 1 Prepare to print. 134) 149 . The print setting screen will appear. 4 Set the printing options. also set the printing effects. “Connecting the Camera to the Printer” up to step 5.3 Direct Printing with DPOF With a printer compatible with direct printing. (p.132. key to select [Print]. order]. See page 129. you can easily print images specified with DPOF. Press the <S> then press <0>. [Print] will be displayed only if the camera is connected to the printer and printing is possible. 3 Select [Print]. then press <0>.

if [Print type] is set to [Index]. you changed the paper settings before resuming the printing. Note that printing will not resume if you stop the printing and any of the following occurs: • Before resuming the printing. The date might look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border. then select [OK] and press <0>. Select [OK]. page 141 for CP Direct. • When you stopped the printing.139) 5 Start printing. you changed the print order settings. (p. the number of images printed on one index sheet will be as follows: • Credit card size: 20 images • 9 x 13 cm size: 42 images • 10 x 14. and page 141 for BJ Direct. 150 .then press <0>.3 Direct Printing with DPOF ACP Direct / SBJ Direct Set the [Style]. be sure to set the paper size.8 cm size: 63 images As for the number of index images with BJ Direct. the date might be imprinted on the border. see the BJ printer’s instruction manual. select [Resume]. If [Bordered] is set. If a problem occurs during printing. When printing with PictBridge or BJ Direct. see page 138 for PictBridge. • In the case of index printing with CP Direct.136) cannot be selected. The printing will start. Under [Adjust levels]. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. If you stopped the printing and want to resume printing the remaining images. you erased an image that was to be printed. you changed the paper cassette before resuming the printing. depending on the printer. To stop the printing. the CF card’s remaining capacity was low. With CP Direct. With PictBridge. [Manual] (p. • Before resuming the printing. • In the case of index printing with PictBridge. some printers cannot imprint the file No.

and other things.Reference This chapter provides reference information for camera features. 8 151 . The back of this chapter also has an index to make it easier to look up things. system accessories.

External Speedlites EOS-dedicated. For detailed procedures. When an EX-series Speedlite is attached to the camera. Be sure to test the flash unit beforehand to make sure it synchronizes properly with the camera. Use the Speedlite’s manual flash mode instead if provided. EX-series Speedlites Basically operates like a built-in flash for easy operation. the camera may not operate properly and malfunction may result. see the EX-series Speedlite’s instruction manual. If the camera is used with a flash unit or flash accessory dedicated to another camera brand. Non-Canon Speedlites The camera can synchronize with compact. it is like a highoutput flash attached externally in place of the built-in flash. 152 . almost all the autoflash control is done by the camera. The camera is a Type-A camera compatible with all features of EX-series Speedlites. It might not work. Shoe-mount Speedlites Macro Lites Canon Speedlites other than the EX-series The flash cannot be fired with an EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series Speedlite set in the TTL or A-TTL autoflash mode. non-Canon flash units at 1/ 200 sec. Do not attach a high-voltage flash unit on the camera’s hot shoe. or slower. In other words.

Take the picture. The camera will autofocus. Use the self-timer to do steps 1 and 2 on page 49. the selftimer lamp will light and the picture will be taken.R Wireless Remote Control With Remote Controller RC-1 or RC-5 (optional). 153 . light entering the eyepiece can throw off the exposure. Remote control sensor Camera misoperation may occur near certain types of fluorescent light. 1 Remove the eyecup. 2 Attaching the Eyepiece down into Slide the eyepiece cover the eyepiece groove to attach it. Cover. To prevent this.4 feet directly in front of the camera. From the bottom of the eyecup. you can shoot remotely up to about 5 meters/16. Using the Eyepiece Cover If you take a picture without looking at the viewfinder. Point the remote controller toward the camera’s remote control sensor and press the transmit button. use the eyepiece cover attached to the camera strap. When focus is achieved. During wireless remote control. push it upward. try to keep the camera away from fluorescent light.

154 . disconnect the plug from the power outlet. Connect the power cord as shown in the illustration. the DC cord. the DC Open the cover and insert Coupler until it locks in place. DC Coupler DR-20 is cannot be used with this camera. 3 Insert the DC Coupler. When you are finished. Close the cover. Connect the cord’s plug to the DC Coupler DR-700. you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and not worry about the battery level. Do not connect or disconnect the power cord while the camera’s power switch is set to <1>. 4 Push in the DC cord cover and install Open the cord as shown.Using a Household Power Outlet With AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional). 1 Connect the power cord. 2 Connect the DC Coupler DR-700.

1 Set the power switch to <2>. holder and close For the date/time battery. replace the lithium CR2016 battery with a new one. be sure to use a CR2016 lithium battery. If the battery is replaced and the date/ time dialog appears. 4 Replacesure the battery is in the proper Make + .Replacing the Date/Time Battery The date/time (back-up) battery maintains the camera’s date and time. so be sure to set the correct date/time. 2 Open the cover and remove the battery. 155 . Its service life is about 5 years. 3 Take off the battery holder. (+) (–) the battery.orientation. the battery 5 Insert the cover. The date/time setting will also be reset.

In Basic Zone modes. / 4 sec. ±2 stops 1/3-stop increments. ±2 stops WB correction: B/A/M/G bias. Shaded menu items are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. 156 .Menu Settings <z> Shooting 1 menu (Red) Quality Red-eye On/Off Beep Shoot w/o card 73 / 83 / 74 / 84 / 76 / 86 / RAW+73 / RAW Off / On On / Off On / Off Reference pages 60 55 94 94 <m> Shooting 2 menu (Red) AEB Flash exp comp WB SHIFT/BKT Custom WB Color space Picture Style Dust Delete Data 1/3-stop increments. 1-3 Obtaining data to eliminate dust spots with bundled software 76 75 88 89 86 83 63 78 81 112 <x> Playback menu (Blue) Protect Rotate Print order Transfer order Auto play Review time Histogram Erase-protect image Rotate vertical image Specifies images to be printed (DPOF) Select images to be transferred to a personal computer Auto playback of images Off / 2 sec. / 8 sec. ±3 levels Manual setting of white balance sRGB / Adobe RGB Standard / Portrait / Landscape / Neutral / Faithful / Monochrome User Def. / Hold Brightness / RGB 122 119 144 149 107 120 94 125 <m> Shooting 2 menu screen/tabs are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. 9 levels each WB-BKT: B/A and M/G bias 1 level. the RAW+7L and RAW recording quality modes are not displayed.

/ 8 min. Spanish.) Clear all Custom Functions (Resets all Custom Function settings to the default. / 1min.) NTSC / PAL Customize the camera Clear all camera settings (Resets the camera to the default settings. Clean manually from the lens mount Select to update the firmware Language 37 Video system Custom Functions (C. Russian. Danish. / Off On PD / On D / Off LCD monitor brightness adjustment Enabled / Disabled Setting the Date/Time Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset Initialize and erase data in the CF card Reference pages 95 98 95 101 37 96 38 <b> Set-up 2 menu (Yellow) 15 languages (English. Dutch. / 2 min. 111 114 - 157 . Simplified Chinese. French. / 4 min. Traditional Chinese.) Clean now / Clean when the power switch is turned <1> or <2> (Enable / Disable).Fn) 121 101 Clear settings 100 Sensor cleaning : Auto Sensor cleaning : Manual Firmware Ver.Menu Settings <c> Set-up 1 menu (Yellow) Auto power off Auto rotate LCD brightness LCD auto off Date/Time File numbering Format 30 sec. German. Finnish. Swedish. / 15 min. Korean. Norwegian. and Japanese. Italian.

Function Availability Table o: Set automatically k: User selectable Basic Zone Mode Dial JPEG RAW RAW + JPEG Auto Manual Standard Portrait Picture Style AF Landscape Neutral Faithful Monochrome User Defined Auto WB White balance Preset WB Custom WB WB correction WB bracketing One-Shot AI Servo AI Focus Auto AF point selection Manual AF-assist beam Single Drive Continuous Self-timer k o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o o o k k k o o o o o k k k o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k o ISO speed 1 k 2 k 3 k 4 k 5 k 6 k 7 k d : Not selectable Creative Zone s f a 8 k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k 158 Quality .

Metering mode Exposure Built-in flash Color space Program shift Exposure compensation k k k k k k k k k k k k k k AEB AE lock Depth-of-field preview Auto Manual Flash off Red-eye reduction FE lock Flash exposure compensation o o o o k k k k k o k k k o k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k sRGB Adobe RGB o o o o o o o k k AE Lock (In Creative Zone modes) Metering mode AF point selection Automatic AF point Manual AF point selection selection AE lock is applied at the AE lock is applied at the AF point that achieved selected AF point. AE lock is applied at the center AF point. 159 .Function Availability Table Basic Zone Mode Dial Evaluative Partial Center-weighted average Creative Zone 6 o 7 o d s f a 8 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k q Evaluative metering* w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering * When the lens’ focus mode switch is set to <MF>. focus. AE lock is applied at the center AF point.

AF will not be possible. etc. etc. Subjects in low light. In such cases. If an Extender (optional) is attached and the maximum aperture of the lens is f/5. Overlapping near and far objects Example: Animal in a cage. 160 . Repetitive patterns Example: Skyscraper windows. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and focus manually. Extremely backlit reflective subjects Example: Car with a reflective body. Focus an object at the same distance as the subject and lock the focus before recomposing.42) 2. computer keyboards. do one of the following: 1. etc. solid-color walls.6 or smaller (larger f/number). etc. (p. For details. see the Extender’s instruction manual.When Autofocus Fails The camera might not be able to focus the following types of subjects: Low-contrast subjects Example: Blue sky.

Press the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor. recharge the battery.28) The access lamp still blinks even when the power switch is set to <2>. (p. Purchase a new one.24) Make sure the battery compartment cover is closed. If you do not want auto power off to take effect. Power Source The camera does not operate even when the power switch is set to <1>. The battery becomes exhausted quickly.26) Make sure the CF card slot cover is closed. Even if [c Auto power off] has been set to [Off]. After the image is recorded to the CF card. (p.26) If the power lamp does not light. Use a fully-charged battery. (p. (p. The camera turns off by itself. the LCD monitor will turn off after laying idle for 30 min. If the power is cut off while an image is being recorded to the CF card.Troubleshooting Guide If there is a problem. the camera turns off automatically. If pressing the shutter button halfway turns on the power.24) The rechargeable battery will wear out after repeated use. (p. contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center. first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem. the access lamp will light/blink for a few sec. set [c Auto power off] on the menu to [Off]. The battery is not installed in the camera. it means the auto power off feature turned off the camera. 161 .

(p. If dust is adhering to the LCD monitor. see page 38 or 163.30) To prevent camera shake. (p. 123) If you try to focus in the One-Shot AF mode while the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder blinks.33. the LCD monitor display may seem slow or it might look black.28) If the CF card is full. replace with a new CF card or erase unnecessary images.28. 162 . 33) The CF card cannot be used. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. In low or high temperatures. The built-in flash’s pop-up mechanism shakes slightly.Troubleshooting Guide Shooting No images can be shot or recorded. (p. hold the camera still and press the shutter button gently. or focus manually. The CF card is not properly inserted. The image is out of focus. (p. It will return to normal at room temperature.32. 58) The LCD monitor does not display a clear image. Press the shutter button halfway again to focus. wipe with a lens cloth or soft cloth. This is normal. (p. a picture cannot be taken. The camera makes a noise when it is shaken. If a CF card-related error message is displayed.

the picture might not have been captured.122) The wrong shooting date and time is displayed. If the same error keeps occurring. remove and reinstall the CF card or Countermeasures format the card. it cannot be erased. (p. If error 02 (CF card problem) is displayed.37) No image appears on the TV screen. Make sure the video cable plug is connected all the way in. (p. Write down the error code and consult your nearest Canon Service Center.157) Use the video cable that came with the camera. there may be a problem.121) Set the video OUT format (NTSC/PAL) to the same video format as the TV. (p. press the <x> button and check if the picture was captured. 163 . After the error is resolved. This may resolve the problem. an error message is displayed. Follow the suggested solution to resolve the problem. (p. (p.121) Error Codes If a problem occurs with the camera. To recover from the error screen.Troubleshooting Guide Image Review & Operation The image cannot be erased. turn the power switch off and on. or remove and reinstall the battery. The correct date and time has not been set. Error code If an error code appears right after shooting. If the image has been erase-protected.

System Map Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15 ST-E2 Rubber Frame Ef 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Bundled Accessories * The Lens Kit includes the EF-S 18-55mm lens. Eyecup Ef Angle Finder C Wide Strap EW-100DBll Semi-hard Case EH18-L Battery Pack NB-2LH Date / time CR2016 lithium battery AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 Battery Grip BG-E3 Battery Charger CB-2LW or CB-2LWE Car Battery Charger CBC-NB2 DC Coupler DR-700 Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 Battery Magazine BGM-E3L for two NB-2LH battery packs Battery Magazine BGM-E3A for size-AA batteries 164 .

4 • EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk • Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Interface Cable IFC-400PCU PictBridge-compatible printer Video Cable VC-100 CP Printer Remote Switch RS-60E3 EF-S lenses Remote Controller RC-1 Remote Controller RC-5 Bubble Jet Directcompatible printer EF lenses TV/Video 165 .0/1.1) Mac OS X 10.10.System Map CF card CF Card reader PCMCIA adapter Personal computer Windows XP (Home Edition / Professional) PC card slot Windows 2000 Professional Windows ME USB port Windows 98 Second Edition (2.2 .

1.10 megapixels Total pixels: Approx. manual reset sRGB. 0. 3. 9. 10.2MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (5) Small/Fine: Approx.3 USB port (USB 2. Monochrome. Neutral.0 Hi-Speed): For connection to a personal computer and direct printing Video OUT terminal (NTSC/PAL) • Imaging Element Type: Pixels: Aspect ratio: Color filter system: Low-pass filter: Dust deletion feature: • Recording System Recording format: Image type: RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording: File size: File numbering: Color space: Picture Style: Interface: 166 . Adobe RGB Standard.3MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. non-removable (1) Sensor cleaning: Auto (2) Sensor cleaning: Manual (3) Dust Delete Data appended to image data Design rule for Camera File System 2.8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) * Exact file sizes depend on the subject.Specifications • Type Type: Recording media: Image sensor size: Compatible lenses: Lens mount: Digital. Faithful. ISO speed. 2. 1. 1 .8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (2) Large/Normal: Approx. 10. 2. Landscape.3MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (6) Small/Normal: Approx.50 megapixels 3:2 RGB primary color filter Located in front of the image sensor.8mm Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. single-lens reflex.7MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (7) RAW: Approx. RAW (12bit) Provided (1) Large/Fine: Approx. high-resolution. Picture Style.6 times the lens focal length) Canon EF mount High-sensitivity.0 JPEG. AF/AE camera with built-in flash Type I or II CF card * Compatible with Microdrive and 2GB or larger CF cards 22. auto reset.0MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx.2 x 14.1. large single-plate CMOS sensor Effective pixels: Approx. User Def. Portrait. etc. Consecutive numbering.

FE lock. aperture. CF card information Depth-of-field preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button • Autofocus Type: AF points: Metering range: Focus modes: TTL secondary image-registration. custom Auto white balance with the image sensor White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments * Blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias possible Color temperature information transmission:Provided • Viewfinder Type: Coverage: Magnification: Eyepoint: Built-in dioptric adjustment: Focusing screen: Mirror: Eye-level pentamirror Vertical/Horizontal approx. tungsten. exposure information (shutter speed. 4. at center. maximum burst.0m/13. flash information (flash ready. ISO 100) One-Shot AF.5m/11.5ft. no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses) Viewfinder information: AF information (AF points.0 . white balance correction. exposure level. white fluorescent light.Specifications • White Balance Type: Auto white balance: Color temperature compensation: Auto. focus confirmation light). shade. cloudy.0 diopter Fixed.8x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity) Approx.1ft.5 . daylight.18 (at 23°C/73°F. phase detection 9 AF points EV -0. at periphery 167 . precision matte Quick-return half mirror (Transmission:reflection ratio of 40:60. AI Servo AF. flash exposure compensation). flash. 0. high-speed sync. 3. AE lock.+1. manual Selected AF point display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor AF-assist beam: Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash Effective range: Approx. 20 mm -3. approx. Manual focusing (MF) AF point selection: Auto. AI Focus AF. 95% Approx. exposure warning).

or 1/2-stop increments AE lock: Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes • Shutter Type: Shutter speeds: Shutter release: Self-timer: Remote control: Electronically-controlled. depth-of-field AE. bulb. 3 sec. Program). Flash Off.or 1/2-stop increments • Built-in Flash Type: Flash metering: Guide No. in meters/feet) Approx. Landscape.and 1/2-stop increments).400 set automatically Creative Zone modes: Equivalent to ISO 100 . Sports. aperture-priority AE. Portrait.4 USM lens. Close-up. ISO 100) Exposure control: Program AE (Full Auto.Specifications • Exposure Control Metering modes: 35-zone TTL full aperture metering · Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point) · Partial metering (approx. shutterpriority AE. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. manual exposure. 9% of viewfinder at center) · Center-weighted average metering Metering range: EV 1 . Xsync at 1/200 sec. delay Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote Controller RC-5/RC-1 Retractable.20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1. (1/3.: Recycle time: Flash-ready indicator: Flash coverage: FE lock: Flash exposure compensation: 168 . auto pop-up flash E-TTL II autoflash 13/43 (ISO 100.or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB) AEB:±2 stops in 1/3. Night Portrait. focal-plane shutter 1/4000 to 30 sec. E-TTL II autoflash ISO speed: Basic Zone modes: ISO 100 .1600 (in 1-stop increments) Exposure compensation: Manual: ±2 stops in 1/3. Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder 17mm lens angle of view Provided ±2 stops in 1/3.

3 shots per sec.5x . continuous. and self-timer Continuous shooting speed: Max. autoplay. 27.10x). 10. and Bubble Jet Direct-compatible printers JPEG images (DPOF printing possible) Provided Version 1. magnified view (approx. by date) In the shooting information mode. RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 8 * Based on Canon’s testing conditions with a 512MB CF card * Varies depending on the subject. Picture Style. 100% 7 levels provided 15 Single image. Approx. any overexposed highlight areas with no image information will blink Brightness. 230.000 Approx. Maximum burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. and jump (by 10 or 100 images.1 compatible • DPOF: Digital Print Order Format 169 . 9-image index. etc. CP Direct. • LCD Monitor Type: Monitor size: Pixels: Coverage: Brightness adjustment: Interface languages: TFT color liquid-crystal monitor 2.5 in. ISO speed. RAW: Approx. image rotation. RGB Single images can be erase-protected or not One image or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images) • Image Playback Display format: Highlight warning: Histogram: Protect: Erase: • Image Protection and Erase • Direct Printing Compatible printers: Printable images: Easy printing feature: DPOF: PictBridge.Specifications • External Speedlite EOS-dedicated Speedlite: E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite Zooming to match lens focal length: Provided • Drive System Drive modes: Single. 1. shooting information.

2 x 45. size-AA batteries can be used [Number of shots · approx.3 x 0. (body only) • Operation Environment Working temperature range: 0°C .Specifications • Direct Image Transfer Compatible images: JPEG and RAW images * Images to be used for wallpaper on the personal computer screen must be JPEG images 11 Custom Functions with 29 settings Battery Pack NB-2LH.2 sec. 43 g / 1. 8. 510 g / 18. • Dimensions and Weight Dimensions (W x H x D): 126.6 x 1.5 x 94.] Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F Shooting Conditions No Flash 500 370 50% Flash Use 360 280 • Customization Custom Functions: • Power Source Battery: Battery life: Battery check: Power saving: Date/Time battery: Startup time: * The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack NB-2LH is used * The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards Auto Provided Power turns off after 30 sec. 1.40°C / 32°F . 0.7 x 2.6 in. 2.104°F Working humidity: 85% or less • Battery Pack NB-2LH Type: Rated voltage: Battery capacity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Rechargeable lithium ion battery 7.3 x 16.0 x 3. 4. Approx..5 oz.2 x 65 mm / 5. quantity 1 * AC power enabled with AC Adapter ACK-DC20 * With Battery Grip BG-E3.2 mm / 1.4 V DC 720 mAh 33. Weight: Approx. 170 .8 in. One CR2016 lithium battery Approx. or 15 min.0 oz.

5-5. Maximum magnification and field of view: 18mm: 0.15°40’ Lens construction: 11 elements in 9 groups Minimum aperture: f/22 . If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera.6 x 2. 171 .28 m / 0.6 x 2.104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.2 x 0. 190 g / 6.40°C / 32°F . consult the lens maker. Approx. Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx. 68 g / 2.9 in.2 oz.40°C / 32°F .5 mm / 3.) 55mm: 0. (without power cord) • Battery Charger CB-2LWE • EF-S18-55mm f/3.5 mm / 3.36 Closest focusing distance: 0.7 x 2.7 oz.2 x 0.) Filter size: 58mm Hood: EW-60C Diameter x length: 68. The camera’s specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice. 50/60 Hz 8.27°50’ Horizontal extent: 64°30’ .240 V AC.23°20’ Vertical extent: 45°30’ .10x (248 x 161 mm / 9.6 in.4 V DC 0°C . 50/60 Hz 8.92 ft.Specifications • Battery Charger CB-2LW Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Angle of view: Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx.5 x 66 mm / 2. Case: LP814 All the specifications above are based on Canon’s testing standards. 61 g / 2. 90 min. 90 min.4 oz.1 in. Approx.2 x 2.240 V AC.6 ll Diagonal extent: 74°20’ . Weight: Approx. 100 .104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.3 in. 100 .8 x 6.9 in.4 V DC 0°C .28x (81 x 54 mm / 3.

A.) U.94 in. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery.) 35mm image size 36 x 24mm (1.Image Conversion Factor Since the image area is smaller than the 35mm film format.87 x 0.58 in.2 x 14.8mm (0.S. 172 .42 x 0. Image size 22. the equivalent lens focal length (crop factor) will increase by 1. and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable.6x.

The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: — Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. — Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. However. Tel No. uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and. U.S. Lake Success. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. (516)328-5600 173 . Note:This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for class B digital devices. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. This equipment generates.Digital Camera Model DS126151 Systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.S. — Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.A. including interference that may cause undesired operation. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. — Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Inc. Canon U. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. One Canon Plaza. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. NY 11042. you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. and (2) this device must accept any interference received.A. If such changes or modifications should be made.

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...............................................Fn-6...........Fn-1...................................... 10... 17...............Fn-2............. 59 Contrast...........56 Aperture-priority AE .......................... 11 ............................29 A-DEP (Automatic depth-of-field AE)...... 34..94 Black-and-white photo ....................................................................................................................................................... 70 Dioptric adjustment ................................. 38 Clear settings .......72 Adobe RGB...........76 AF Focusing AI Focus AF ........ 8....................... 135 Continuous shooting ...Fn-9.............. 59 Single/Continuous shooting Self-timer .......... 137 Color space ... 101 Drive mode....................................... 31 Direct printing Printing Display-off sensor .......................................68 CF card .......... 45 Color balance (printing)... 28............... 103 C..... 135 Cool tone (printing)..95 Auto rotate of vertical images ......... 106 Clearing all...................68 Auto play (playback) ................................120 Auto playback ..............26 Beeper ......................Fn-3........................................................ 20 M icon ......................................... 79....................... 105 C............. 155 Depth-of-field preview ........................ 102 B B/W (printing).............71 Noise reduction ..................... 80 Bulb exposures .......................... 4 Custom Functions ... 73 176 .............. 102 Clock Date/Time Close-up........... 7.............. 79............ 100.................100 Camera shake .......................................... 33 Center-weighted average metering .......83 AE lock............................................ 134 Creative Zone.......Index A AC Adapter Kit .99 Camera shake ............ 5..............84 AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing).......... 38 Problem .................................................... 37 Date/time battery replacement...............90 Holding the camera . 49....................................................................................... 100........ 13........... 38 CF card reminder.. 101 C...98 Autofocus Focusing Av (Aperture-priority AE)........... 91 Dust Delete Data.................103 D Date Date/Time Date/Time...........................134 Basic Zone.................. 94 Format ............................... 4...... 102 C.........32.....154 Access lamp ....... 83 sRGB / Adobe RGB Color tone.......32 Reset to default settings..64.....................................20 Battery Power Battery check ..... 112 C Camera Camera Function Setting Display ............ 104 C........120 Auto power off..................

. 96 Format (CF card initialization) ... 41 Beeper . 125 Brightness / RGB I Image Auto playback ........123 Error codes ............................................................. 112 Image review time ....................................................... 56 AF point selection ............... 119 Playback ................... 117 Magnified view ... 94 Blur............................................................ 123 Histogram.......... 124 View on TV.............104 Flash exposure compensation ........... 120 Auto rotate ....................................... 116 Jump display ..................64 FE lock .............135 Faithful .......163 Evaluative metering ...... 107 Index display ............73 Exposure compensation ........ 125 Image review time............85 Flash exposure compensation.................................................... 58 Difficult-to-focus subjects ..............................................166 Filter effect (Monochrome)........................................................................................................................30.......................................... 42 Folder ................................................96 Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset File size...54 External Speedlite.. 58 H Highlight alert .. 38 Full Auto ...............105 Focus lock.............................. 122 Shooting information .105 Flash off...... 153 Focusing AF mode ....... 94 177 ........................... 40 Function Availability Table ...................................22... (printing)........... 33.......152 FE lock......................... 41..............48 Red-eye corr...........152 Eyepiece cover ................................................................................................. 98 Erase............... 50.............................................................143 Erase (image) ........ 172 Image dust prevention..........................55 Shutter speed fixed at 1/200 sec................................ 160 Manual focusing..................................................................................80 Yellow / Orange / Red / Green Flash 2nd-curtain sync ...............................106 Effective range................105 External Speedlite .. 124 Histogram ................ 121 Image conversion factor ..... 115 Protect............................Index E Easy Printing..............................75 Flash metering mode....................... 57 AF-assist beam ..............135 Red-eye reduction .................. 94 Transfer to personal computer .... 118 Manual rotate ... .............................................74 1/2-stop increments ............................. 58 Recompose...........42 Focus mode switch ..........................75 1/2-stop increments .......... 111......85 File number ...................... 158 F Face brightener (printing)..........

............................. 127 Picture Style Adjustment..............117 L Landscape ........ 34................. 154 Possible shots.......................................................... 132 Partial metering .............. 80....Index Image transfer........................................................................................106.......................................................... 60 Playback Image Portrait.........................................35................ 47 Noise reduction ............. 71........ 34 Image playback .............. 107 Wallpaper...................... 81 Pixel count selection .50... 52 Paper settings (printing) ............95 Camera setting screen ............... 156 Lens ........... 134 N Natural/M (printing) ......................44........................................................ 63 Language selection....... 78 Selection ..........156 Setting operation .. 134 Neutral............ 91..... 162 Auto off .101 Brightness adjustment.............. 26 Household power outlet ................................. 115 Menu screen...............................................71 Manual focusing........................ 43.. 27 Recharge .... 64........ 105 Mode Dial Shooting mode Monochrome photo .. 73 Personal computer Image transfer........................................... 63 Night Portrait ..............................58..........................20 Index display.136 Long exposures Bulb exposures O One-Shot AF ......... 160 Maximum burst ........................................13................................................16................... 16 Number File number J Jump display............................61 Memory card CF card Menu Menu settings .......................161 Manual exposure ......................................................... 31 M M (Manual exposure).................................. 103 Nomenclature...................................................................................................107 Image Zone....... 63 User defined ..... 109 PictBridge.... 118 Malfunction .............................73 Evaluative / partial / centerweighted average metering MF (Manual focusing) ..........116 ISO speed............58 178 ...... 24 Switch .......53 Mirror lockup ........ 47.71 Magnified view ..... 30 Level adjustment (printing) ................. 63 Power Auto power off.......36 3 icon ........18................................................... 95 Battery check .....................................................37 LCD monitor.... 56 P P (Program AE).........................4 Metering mode......................................

...........100.98..........................................62 RAW+JPEG .....................20 A-DEP...... 109 Trimming (printing) ....................................... 31 W Warm tone (printing).........................................................................127 CP/BJ Direct .........................................133 PictBridge .................. 153 Reset to default........................................................122 Flash off .................................................................... 48 Full Auto.......................................................... 46 Strap .........134 Trimming......... 33 Shutter-priority AE ........................ 102 Rotate (image) ............ delay ............. 27....................................62 Recharge .............139 Paper settings...............111 Sepia (Monochrome) ........................................... 143 Printing effects .....144 Print/Share button...........72 Aperture-priority AE .............................................. 52 Shutter-priority AE.........142 Program AE ......................... 88 Wireless remote control................. 66 Sports .................................................................... 44 Manual exposure ..............91 Sensor cleaning ..42........................................... 134 WB White balance White balance................60 Red-eye reduction..........94 Shooting information display..............80 Servo AF .... 135 Self-timer............ 40 Landscape ... 80 Sepia / Blue / Purple / Green Transfer order (image) ..... 66 Sports.....132 Print order (DPOF) ............ 119 T Toning effect (Monochrome)............. 22 System Map . 19 Dioptric adjustment .................................................................... 121.................Index Printing........................................90..... 71 Night Portrait .....79..........................................68 Close-up .......................24 Recording quality selection ............................... 164 R RAW.................. 61 Shutter button............49 Shutter release after 2-sec... 46 Shots remaining ................. 43 Program AE ................................... 157 Viewfinder...................................52 Protect (image erase-protection) .....................................79 Shoot w/o card ...... 90...............................................55 Remote control.................. 142 Tv (Shutter-priority AE)............................................. 47 Portrait ......... 86 White balance bracketing............................124 Shooting mode...........................45 V View on TV ..... 66 S Saturation................................... 153 179 ............................................... 89 White balance correction ........................... 86 Custom white balance........... 121 Video OUT (NTSC/PAL).........52 Program shift .........................108........... 56 Sharpness...................

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